Last week I had the pleasure of discovering Alicante Bouschet, a rare wine in California these days that was very popular during Prohibition. Today I get to talk about tasting Alicante Bouschet, because I got to do a tasting this past weekend of Alicante Bouschet and Grenache, one of the grapes used in 1866 to create the grape Alicante Bouschet.[Read more…]
Last week, I had the privilege of posting a great article on Portuguese wine by guest blogger Miguel Caldeira. It was such a pleasure to learn about Portuguese wine from somebody who lives in Lisbon!
Miguel and I have been exchanging emails over the past week, and I wanted to share with you the additional tidbits I picked up. I hope you enjoy it, and I hope it will inspire you to try Portuguese wine. [Read more…]