Happy Thanksgiving! And Happy Almost Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza and New Year! As we get ready for all of these delicious holidays, it’s fun to think about the best holiday wine pairings. Happily, I’m going to keep my recommendations very simple this year. But I’ll start with a few serving tips to help make sure your holiday meals are happy – and easy. [Read more…]
Thank you to WineShop At Home winemaker Alex Reble for this wonderful article on the secrets behind sparkling wines. [Read more…]
This week, I’m delighted to share an infographic created by Joe Roberts, a certified wine specialist, on how to properly chill and open Sparkling Wine. I especially love Joe’s comment about adding salt to lower the freezing point of ice water, keeping bottles colder longer. That is something I didn’t know. I also really like his infographic. Working for a digital marketing company by day, I create infographics for my high-tech clients on a regular basis. It’s a pleasure to see that an infographic can be used effectively in the wine world. [Read more…]
Nothing says celebration better than sparkling wine. But many people break out the bubbly for their midnight toast and forget about enjoying sparkling wine during the rest of their New Year’s festivities. This New Year’s weekend, I encourage you to be far more adventurous with your use of bubbly.
Many of us strive for that perfect food and wine pairing, the one that enhances the flavors of both the food and the wine. And I have to tell you that one such perfect pairing is sparkling wine and potato chips. Really? Really! [Read more…]