Last month, I published an article called “Doing a Tasting of Unusual Wines” where I talked about the fact that in France today, the 20 most popular wines account for 93 percent of total wine produced. That means hundreds of wines account for the remaining seven percent of wine produced. Wow. It’s no wonder that there are so many rare wines. In that article, I also said that I was likely to do another article on the topic of rare wines. Not to let you down, I’m doing that today. The focus of this article will be on the amazing rare wines we sampled at a recent tasting. [Read more…]
Have you ever heard of the Bonarda wine grape? I hadn’t. So when I stumbled upon it recently, I decided to do a little research, which I always find educational, delightful and enriching.
Did you know that there are three wine grapes in Italy, and another in Argentina, all with this name? Are they one and the same? Not quite. [Read more…]