Gewurztraminer was a favorite of mine in my 20s when I was just getting to know wine. I fell in love with Fetzer Gewurztraminer, which is quite sweet. I see that this wine sells for about $8.00. Clearly not the be all, end all wine. But it worked for me quite well back in the day. Now that I have a little bit more knowledge about wine, I’m very intrigued by this grape’s spicy characteristics, so I decided to devote this week’s article to it. [Read more…]
When sipping your favorite wine, do you ever think about the history of wine? Who invented it? When did they invent it? Why did they invent it? I hope you have fun going down this path of thousands of years.
Here’s to a 4th of July celebration filled with family, friends, good cheer, good fireworks, good food and good wine! With two months of summer yet to come, there’s still plenty of time for enjoying refreshing summer wines. Today’s article is devoted to my favorite summer wines from WineShop At Home, the Napa winery that I represent: [Read more…]
I recently had a wine-tasting host ask if it would be possible to do a fruit-only wine tasting, where the only food served would be fruit. She has a lot of friends with special dietary needs and thought that a fruit-only wine tasting could be a fun alternative. I said I was game, but I wanted to spend some time coming up with specific suggestions. In this article, I’ll share what I came up with. [Read more…]
As we celebrate LGBTQ Pride this month, I wanted to take a look at the wine world’s support of the LQBTQ community. The good news is that I found a ton of articles and sites underscoring the many ways the wine world is supporting this community. While I’ll highlight many instances in my article, I encourage you to do your own Google searching to learn more. Thanks to Marketing the Rainbow for their help with this article. [Read more…]