Here is the article I have been waiting to write! One of our favorite wines, one of our most popular wines, from a region you may never have heard of, is Châteauneuf du Pape! Châteauneuf du Pape is located in southern France, around the city of Avignon, … [Read more...] about CHÂTEAUNEUF DU PAPE, THE STAR OF THE RHÔNE VALLEY
What contains approximately 55 million bubbles, is under 7 atmospheres of pressure, can shoot its unrestrained cork at a speed of 40 mph (careful!), and is inseparable from celebrating? Why, a bottle of Champagne of course! Along with its Cremant … [Read more...] about CHAMPAGNE, THE ART OF DRINKING BUBBLES!!!
It was on our fifth trip to France in 2006 that we first visited the lovely Loire Valley. Of course, my research for the trip included a great deal of information about the beautiful châteaux of the region, as I tried to discern which of the forty most … [Read more...] about Wines of the Loire Valley
The Headache of Red Wine Headaches! We hear the comment, “I get a headache from red wine!” every week. We also hear, “Which red wine doesn’t have any sulfites? The sulfites give me a headache.” It’s a difficult conversation because the … [Read more...] about The Headache of Red Wine Headaches!
Vermouth: The Untold Story Home mixology emerged in 2020 as an exciting new trend born of the necessity of avoiding social functions. Because of this new trend, many people are encountering the use of Vermouth in many of the cocktails they are … [Read more...] about Vermouth: The Untold Story
Great Wine Questions!!?? Our customers have had lots of questions about wine. Here are some of the questions I thought our readers might find of interest: Do vintages make a difference/matter? People logically wonder if the wine comes … [Read more...] about Wine FAQ’s