I’m a big red wine drinker, but summer calls for whites. So today, I would like to introduce you to two new summer whites from WineShop At Home that are at the top of my list. I encourage you to try them and enjoy them throughout the summer.[Read more…]
Sauvignon Blanc Day is on May 6! Woo hoo! What a great reminder that summer is almost here! So the big question is why is Sauvignon Blanc such a great summer wine? Why should we do a summer toast to Sauvignon Blanc?
Sauvignon Blanc is tart, crisp and acidic, which makes it incredibly refreshing. Just what you need on a hot summer day. I like to think of Sauvignon Blanc as adult lemonade. [Read more…]
Why are some wines called noble? Isn’t that a bit of a slight to all other wines that don’t make this cut? If the noble nomenclature rubs your democratic sensibilities the wrong way, don’t get your palate in a pinch. Like all things wine, there are usually a couple of reasons for things like this — one likely historical and another practical. In the case of the “noble grape,” there are both. Since history typically comes first, let’s start there. [Read more…]