Category Wine

Red Wine Chocolate Truffles

The best part about chocolate truffles is the wine! You use ½ cup of red wine and you can enjoy the rest in a wine glass sipping while making yummy truffles. These do take a little time and are somewhat tedious, so keeping the wine glass full will help this process go a tad quicker.
Yields 30-40 truffles
Ingredients:
8 ounces (225 grams) high-quality semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopp...
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Wine Corks

I was at a JUSTIN Wine dinner on Monday night at Ruth’s Chris in Pasadena. One of the guests brought a bottle of 1999 Reserve Isosceles and he had the cork attached to the side of the bottle. I took a picture of it and then came home and practiced.
Steps:
Remove the top piece of foil, just above the collar of the bottle and toss out.
Use a wine opener and remove the cork. Save this for later.
Just below th...
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