There have been a host of gadgets and ‘new’ technology which supposedly help improve the taste of wine out of the bottle. We’ve seen magnetic trays and wands, elaborate glass bulbs which send the juice through a tortuous path to the glass and all kinds of other things. Do any of them work? Does aeration
Continue reading Product Review: The Wine Decantiere by Vagnbys
It’s time to continue our look at the great wines of France, or at least some of them, and now we move to one of the greatest and most famous wine making regions in the world – Burgundy. They have been making celebrated wines here for centuries, and many consider this to be the home
Continue reading Back to France Part 5 – Intro to Burgundy, Chablis and the Wines of Domaine Vrignaud
Sauvignon Blanc can be very different depending on where it is from and how it is made. Some are fruity, some are smooth and elegant, some are oaky and smoky. This particular wine is a very young Sauvignon Blanc, straight from the tanks, into the bottles and off to your wine store’s shelves.
Continue reading A Fruity Sauvignon Blanc from Montes in Chile
We’ve reviewed quite a few Chilean wines recently, and overall have been seriously impressed. You can read more about the wines of Chile in one of our earlier articles by clicking here. The country has gained recognition on the international wine scene, but many people are probably unaware of the kind of quality they are
Continue reading A Delicious Syrah from Chile and Viña La Playa
These days there are boutique wineries popping up everywhere, microbreweries in every other garage and a general influx of new entries into the wine, beer and spirits industry. It has become a really cool thing to do. So you never know when you’ll run into something new.
We were recently in Saratoga Springs, New York
Continue reading Tasting Swedish Hill Wines in Saratoga Springs, New York
Now it’s time for the Top Ten White Wines from the recent Savor CT event. The whites showed very well over the weekend, and there were many worthy choices from all over the world. Most of the wines on this list are good values at very reasonable prices. As always this is just our opinion
Continue reading Top Ten White Wines from the 2016 Savor CT Event: a Celebration of Wine, Food and Spirits
The second annual Savor CT event, a celebration of wine, food and spirits, unfolded in early April in Hartford, CT. It was an all around spectacular weekend, and you can read more about it by clicking here. The two+ day event features wines from around the world, great (and we mean great) food, lots of
Continue reading Top Ten Red Wines from the 2016 Savor CT Event: a Celebration of Wine, Food and Spirits
Last year the inaugural Savor CT event was held in Hartford, CT and received rave reviews (and not just from us!). They were all justified, and you can read our review of last year’s events by clicking here. This past weekend the second annual version unfolded, and we were there for everything to see if
Continue reading Savor CT 2016 – Another Great Weekend of Wine and Food
Mountains have a way of keeping pieces of themselves remote, tucked away from everyday life. In these places the days go by as they always have, sun and rain, hot and cold, soil and rock. The higher places on earth like to look down in solitude.
When it comes to wine, vineyards worldwide have reached
Continue reading Capturing the Spirit of the Mayacamas Mountain Vineyards with Capture Wines
A while back we reviewed a variety of wines from Valentin Bianchi. Across the board they were impressive, and you can read more about that by clicking here. One wine we did not include in that review was their high end red blend, the Enzo Bianchi. The great people at Quintessential Wines (see their website
Continue reading High End – Red Wine Blend from Argentina and Valentin Bianchi