With the Holiday season fast approaching you may already be dreaming up what your holidays are going to look like. What dishes will you serve, what wines will you pair with them? Traditionally, Champagne has been the beverage of the holiday season and rightfully so. Champagne is special! However, you may have seen a peculiar […]
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What is Biodynamics?
If someone tried to explain what Biodynamics were to me 5 years ago I probably would have zoned out and just started drinking. Flash forward to the present day, I now realize it’s implications for overall Vineyard health and quality grape production. But what does this term, Biodynamic mean? Let’s first start with its history: […]
What Makes a Wine Vegan Friendly?
Wine is a funny thing. In theory, it’s just fermented grape juice. However in practicality, there’s a lot more intricate steps involved in the process. If you’re an individual who cares about the welfare of animals and choses not to eat meat, how your wine is made should be something of interest to you. Many […]
Inside Mirabella Winery and Franciacorta
In celebration of Mirabella Winery making it to the Wine Spectator Top 100 for their DOCG rosé, please enjoy this article on Mirabella Wines and the region of Franciacorta. Admittedly, Franciacorta isn’t an Italian wine region I’ve covered much or know a tremendous amount of information on. However, when I am able to write these […]
GardaDOC and Piave Cheese: A Perfect Pairing
In June 2019, I had the unique opportunity to attend a Lake Garda Press trip sponsored by the Garda DOC Consortium. Lake Garda is Italy’s largest lake and is home to fantastically fresh, mineral driven, and almost saline sparking wines called GardaDOC. This spumante is unlike any kind of sparkling wine I’ve sampled before and […]
Super Bowl Wine Picks
Super Bowl is this Sunday and most people are probably planning on drinking beer. Although there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, it’s not really my drink of choice. If you’re like me and just love wine no matter what the occasion then watch this video for pretty easy to find recommendations. 1) Vinho Verde: […]