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!
Merlot: The Ups and Downs of a Great Grape Wines, like beehive hair styles or bell bottoms, go in and out of fashion. These days, all it takes is for a celebrity to be seen drinking a wine, or to post on social media how much they like a wine, and it … [Read more...] about Merlot: The Ups and Downs of a Great Grape
Looking Ahead to Spring Weddings and Parties!! We all look forward to the holidays, being with friends and family, and, during the cooler months these good times take place indoors. But, now the weather is warming up, the seasons are changing, and … [Read more...] about Looking Ahead to Spring Weddings and Parties
Finding Great New Wines While Traveling You probably have a set list of favorite wines which you enjoy at home. They are familiar and readily available, but now it’s spring, and travel season is upon us. You don’t want to simply reorder the same old … [Read more...] about Finding Great New Wines While Travelling
Big Bordeaux Wines for Holiday Meals and Gifts!! They’re here again: the holidays! Time for family gatherings, parties both large and small, celebrations, and gift giving! These are often some of the most important times in our year. We search for … [Read more...] about Big Bordeaux Wines for Holiday Meals and Gifts