Romancing the Grape

Romancing the Grape

 For this issue, hitting your mailbox before Valentine’s Day, I thought of the many romanticized reasons why we may have a love for certain wines. We all know that taste is the most important, but what makes a particular wine really stand out in our memory? One...
Wine – Don’t Ever Be Afraid To Ask a Question

Wine – Don’t Ever Be Afraid To Ask a Question

What bothers me the most about people in the wine industry: those that choose to do a disservice by intentionally talking above someone’s head and/or being in any way snobbish – perceived or real – by others. As a novice once myself I was stopped dead in my tracks –...
Let’s Try to Rosé This Day Away!

Let’s Try to Rosé This Day Away!

 Rosé is so wildly popular right now, almost reminds me of when White Zinfandel made wine drinkers out of many, but the flavor profile is a bit different. It’s not just made from the Zinfandel grape, but instead it could be made from your favorite red varietal that...
Finding Drinks for Hot Days

Finding Drinks for Hot Days

 With the summer months arriving and no escape from the heat in sight, I often get questions about what to drink to stay cool. In my tenure I’ve written about “Hot Summer Drinks”, “Summer Sun and Martinis Galore”, “Hot Summer Calls for Cooled off Wine” etc. etc. So...