Repeat after me: “Prosecco is not just for brunch. Prosecco is not just for mimosas.” Repeat as many times as necessary until it sinks in. I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Prosecco for a minute now, but we’ve recently had a few come to Jesus moments. We now understand each
An Exploration of Roussillon White Wines #Winophiles
This month, the French #Winophiles have turned their attention to Roussillon white wines. Hosted by Lynn Gowdy of Savor the Harvest a group of us are exploring, tasting, and pairing the wines of the region with some tasty eats.
Maybe it’s quarantine madness or just the realization that we need to celebrate each moment as it comes, but I seem to have had a lot of bubbly in my glass of late. So when I saw that the June #Winophiles topic was “Unexpected Pleasures in Champagne,” I knew I
Ahh, Sangiovese. It is Italy’s most widely planted variety and used to give me absolute fits when I first started studying Italian wine. That is because it goes by what seems to be a bazillion names that refer to either the clone or region – Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
Ahh Beaujolais, or Bojo as some like to call it. An under the radar darling that is technically part of Burgundy, but has an identity and charm all its own. While Pinot Noir reigns supreme for Burgundy Rouge, Beaujolais is all about Gamay. And if you haven’t explored these wines,
I love so many of the wine stories that I’ve encountered over the years. It’s part of what keeps me so interested in wine. And
So many grapes, so little time. There are over ten thousand grape varieties in the world, with about 1,500 that are commercial, yet a mere
Come visit Austria’s Wachau Valley with me!
Me aka The Corkscrew Concierge taking in the Wachau