How To Easter Like A Pro

Easter in an Eggshell... Easter marks the end of the Holy Week, the end of Lent, and the resurrection of Jesus in the Christian religion. Lent is a season of 40 days, not counting Sundays that represent the time Jesus spent fasting in the desert overcoming the temptations of Satan. So where does the easter bunny hop-in to all of this? Well, the Easter Bunny also called the Easter Rabbit, is a creature of Lutheran German folklore. Almost like Santa Claus during Christmas the Easter Bunny plays the role of a judge evaluating…Read more
Perfect Pair – Episode 4: Cuban Cuisine

Perfect Pair – Episode 4: Cuban Cuisine

Atelier Monnier In this Perfect Pair article, we are diving into Cuban cuisine. We have asked our sommelier to recommend the wine pairings for some of Cuba’s most famous dishes. Cuban cuisine is Spanish in origin with a mix of African spices into its rich seasoning, giving each dish a robust flavor experience and a great addition to a glass of wine or cocktail.   Throughout the past few decades, Cuba's political canvas has made its citizen limited to the selection of ingredients required to create Cuban dishes in their original form. Still, the desperation…Read more
Perfect Pair – Episode 3: Mexican Cuisine

Perfect Pair – Episode 3: Mexican Cuisine

In this Perfect Pair article, we are covering Mexican cuisine. We have asked our sommelier to recommend the wine pairings for three Mexican dishes: guacamole, chicken fajitas and beef fajitas. Continue reading to discover Mexican food and wine matches made in heaven.    Hello wine lovers!   We know you love learning about food and wine pairings so we decided to create the Perfect Pair Series. The concept is simple: every month, we will choose a featured cuisine and our Sommelier will share his wisdom about how to pair it. Wine pairing is…Read more
Perfect Pair – Episode 2 – The Christmas Eve Dinner

Perfect Pair – Episode 2 – The Christmas Eve Dinner

  Hello wine lovers! Welcome to Episode 2 of Perfect Pair. The concept is simple: every month, we will choose a featured cuisine and our Sommelier will share his wisdom about how to pair it. Wine pairing is often associated with a fancy dinner, but it doesn’t have to be. Miami is a very multi-cultural city and we want to make sure you pick the right wine to go with whatever cuisine you are eating that day. For those of you who haven’t already read it, our first Perfect Pair episode was all…Read more
Perfect Pair – Episode 1: Tacos Night

Perfect Pair – Episode 1: Tacos Night

Hello wine lovers! We know you love learning about food and wine pairings so we decided to create the Perfect Pair Series. The concept is simple: every month, we will choose a featured cuisine and our Sommelier will share his wisdom about how to pair it. Wine pairing is often associated with a fancy dinner, but it doesn’t have to be. Miami is a very multi-cultural city and we want to make sure you pick the right wine to go with whatever cuisine you are eating that day. For the first episode, we…Read more
Amazing Wine & Cheese Pairings #2

Amazing Wine & Cheese Pairings #2

Oui oui, you read it correctly, we are back with a second edition of “Amazing Wine and Cheese Pairings”. If you have not read the first article, you can check it out here.  Once again, our Sommelier, Joe, has picked four of his favorite wine and cheese pairings. Just so you know, all of the wines in the articles are available at Atelier Monnier. Here is a link to our Fine Wines page and you can always pass by to shop for wines or attend one of our Food & Wine Pairing events…Read more
How To Set Up A Fancy Cheese Platter ?

How To Set Up A Fancy Cheese Platter ?

So, you are hosting a party and want to include cheese? Way to go, we can only approve your decision! Here is a little guide on how to set up a fancy cheese platter to make it look as good as it tastes and wow your guests.   The base A really nice way to set up a cheese platter is on a wooden board. You can just use the one on which you cut your vegetables. It will instantly look more put together than just throwing everything on a plate. This also…Read more
Amazing Wine And Cheese Pairings #1

Amazing Wine And Cheese Pairings #1

Bonjour!   With this new article, we are going to let you know all about wine and cheese pairings. So, you all probably know that wine and cheese go together like peanut butter and jelly. And you are absolutely right! However, contrary to PB&J, there are many more kinds of wines and cheeses and it can sometimes be tricky. So, we thought we would give you a bit of advice regarding some great pairings that you can try at home or even at restaurants.   The first wine and cheese association is Cream…Read more

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Food and Wine pairing class April 2017

Experience a fun, educational, and delectable Food and Wine pairing class with our in-house sommeliers Victoria. Twelve exquisite savory and sweet food items will be paired with six wines of which two with Wine Spectator ratings 90+ points Domaine de la Foret, a Dry White, Cinsault, Grenache from Mediterranee, France. Puech Haut – Languedoc Rosé, a Dry Rosé, Grenache, Cinsault, from the Languedoc, France. Pinot Noir Réserve, JP Chenet a Dry Red, Pinot Noir from the Languedoc, France. La Grange des Combes 2015 WS 91 pts, a Dry Red Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedère from the Languedoc,…Read more