Aug 31, 2016
This time we address the fascinating terroir, land, climate, and history of Champagne. This is the less-told story of the region, not the one about how the wine is made or the different types you can buy. We hope to show Champagne in a different light.
*NOTE: We don't discuss the still wine areas of Champagne, Coteaux...
Aug 25, 2016
I know you were wondering...“What is Côtes-du-Rhône? What's in it? Where is it from?" I've got you covered!
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Aug 20, 2016
Every so often I get a question about the difference between cheap wine and better wine: “What’s the real difference? Why spend $25 when I can spend $2.50? Seriously, it’s just fermented grapes. Isn’t it all the same?”
No. And despite the articles and taste tests of experts where the $2 wine wins a blind...
Aug 15, 2016
The list of wines that are underrated, overlooked, and great values! Some are mainstream, some less so but all fabulous. From Syrah to Chenin Blanc to Sherry and many in between, this should give you some great ideas of what to buy!
And here's the list!
Aug 11, 2016
Txakolina, also called Txakoli (CHOCK-oh-lee) is an acidic, saline, and floral white from the autonomous Basque region between Spain and France. It's a delicious summer wine that you need to get your hands on and I tell you why.
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