Today is National Wine Day! Gather your glasses, corkscrews and friends and have your own wine tasting party! Grab a few bottles of the varietals from the list below starting with mild and work your way up to dessert wines to taste the differences in mouth feel OR try tasting the same varietals from different… Continue reading It’s National Wine Day (as if we needed an excuse to drink)!
In week one, we discussed wine labels from the United States. Week two, French wine labels. This week, I’m going back to the New World to share tips on New Zealand wines. New Zealand is the world’s easternmost and southernmost winemaking country (cool climate). New Zealand North Island Regions Northland, Auckland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Gisborne,… Continue reading How to read a wine label: Part Three
Week one of my “How to read a wine label” series, I shared tips on how to read a wine label from the United States. This week, let’s focus on France! I won’t include Champagne region in this post since I’ve covered it in a previous blog post. France (Classified as Old World) Not labeled… Continue reading How to read a wine label: Part Two
My wine mentor and colleague, Tylor Field III, is embarking on a trip to Sonoma Valley this weekend. And since I can’t be there with him, I thought I’d share a few wine tips from that region. Location Sonoma County lies between Napa County and the Pacific coast, and is bordered on the north by Mendocino… Continue reading Sonoma County Wine Tips