Sparkling wine is a cause for celebration. Sparkling wine has never been a more popular beverage choice, especially in the U.S. The Wine Institute reported that in 2015, Champagne and sparkling wine sales in the U.S. grew by two million cases, topping off at an incredible 21.7 million cases that year. Woo hoo. So, the big question is: How do you get the most sparkle out of your Sparkling Wine? In this article, we will explore the five ways to get the most sparkle out of your Sparkling Wine.[Read more…]
One of the joys of summer is the amazing fruit. Last night, I made a fruit salad of blueberries, raspberries and cherries. It was heaven on earth. But the big question: What wines go best with fruit? Do blueberries go better with one type of wine? Raspberries with another? Who knows. I did a lot of Googling and found a lot of answers that I will share with you in this article.[Read more…]
Then You’re Ready to Try Cabernet Pfeffer.
If you like big, bad reds, you undoubtedly like Cabernet Sauvignon. Did you know there is a grape called Cabernet Pfeffer? I just learned about it and wanted to share my findings with you.[Read more…]
Last week, my wine friends got together for an evening dedicated to tasting unusual wines. One of the most unusual was an Armenian wine. Today, I’m going to talk about the wine and the region. Boy, would I love to visit there.[Read more…]
I hope you had a great 4th of July! With summer now in full gear, I’d love to get you on my tasting calendar. Let’s explore why a summer wine tasting is so incredibly wonderful.[Read more…]