This is the second article in a three-part series on sweet wine. In the first article (“How Sweet Wines Are Made”), we explored the different ways sweet wines are made. In this article and the next, we’ll take a delicious stroll down Sweet Wine Lane. [Read more…]
I recently posted an article about our enjoyable wine tasting journey with Sauternes wines. These delightful French wines— honey gold, sweetness of pineapple and apricot, full-bodied and glamorous on the tongue — paired deliciously with everything from artichokes to hummus, and desserts in between. I just knew that there was more to this beautiful elixir than meets the eye, and with a little further sleuthing, found these remarkable notes. [Read more…]
I had my first Sauternes recently, and I was in seventh heaven. Succulent aromas of honey and dried pineapple with beautiful acidity balancing out the sweetness.
In this article, I’ll provide some Sauternes 101 but will devote the bulk of my attention to our wonderful Sauternes and food pairing experience. [Read more…]