Since my Thanksgiving Video Post was about Rose wines that pair well with the entire Thanksgiving dinner, I thought I would speak about a unique one from a unique area that was featured in the video. Where Is Tavel? As you can see buy this map, Tavel is located in the Southern Rhone Valley of […]Read More Tavel: A Rose For A Red Wine Drinker!
Thanksgiving Wines Featured From ABC Fine Wines Giovanna Tantini Chiaretto Rose, Bardolino, Italy $13.99 Domaine Des Carteresses, Tavel, Rose, Rhone Valley France, $12.99 Boedecker Cellars Reflection Pinot Noir Rose, Willamette Valley Oregon, $14.99 Collalto Spumante Rose, Susegana Italy, $16.99 Jean Noel Haton Non Vintage Brut Rose Champagne, France, $33.99 (Amazing) Yes ,they are all […]Read More Sorry Somms. Don’t Pair Wine With TURKEY. Pair The Wines With THANKSGIVING Dinner!
Wine Collectors Will The Wine Outlive Them? Over my career in Wine as a Sommelier I have met so many Wine Collectors on a large or small level and they are on mailing lists and belong to wine clubs and they buy Futures and Auction Wines. In every review of a wine in any of […]Read More Drink..Or Hold? Drink..Or Hold? I SAY DRINK!!
Wines Featured In Video Sadly these are the ONLY 2 Gruners that ABC carries and that’s probably 2 more than any other Wine Retailer and that’s a shame. I hope you will try MY personal favorite White Grape Varietal and enjoy it with friends and family over the Holiday Season with Honey Hams, or Cured […]Read More Are You Feeling “Gru-Vee”??
Many times I see great wines in Retail Shops or on Restaurant Wine Lists or in Portfolios of Importers get deleted. The answer I always hear in response to Why is “That grape or that brand or that country doesn’t SELL HERE”. I don’t believe that for a minute. When I was a wine buyer […]Read More Att: Wine Enthusiasts. The Bottles Don’t Talk!
White Burgundy = Chardonnay 100% Red Burgundy = Pinot Noir 100% Repeat the above words over and over everyday 20 times and you will remember if you are looking to purchase a Pinot Noir 100% Or Chardonnay 100% …Don’t Forget the BURGUNDY REGION OF FRANCE This is A Benchmark Area for these 2 types of […]Read More If You Like Pinot Noir And Or Chardonnay You Need “Burgundy For Beginners”
Interesting article in the New York Times last week that sadly predicts the future of wine in America as becoming only a dessert wine like Port or Icewine. . It made sense after I read it, how we raise our children from a very young age to have Soda, Dessert as a Treat, Ice Cream, […]Read More Who Says Bordeaux Is Not Everyday Wine??
One correction. Black Pearl (Parrl) by mistake in the video is 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Shiraz) I got them reversed. Either way it is a very balanced wine and provides good value as all the wines in the video do. Change your mindset. Check out South African wines. Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More Wines From South Africa Are Not All “Rubber–ish”
Chiavennasca (KEY–OV-UH-NASS-CUH) In The Northwest region of Italy known as Piedmont, Nebbiolo is used in 3 D.O.C.G villlages. Barolo, Barbaresco and Gattinara. All 3,Barolo the most popular are pretty pricey or at least around $45.00 Minimum Retail. In Langhe which is not a D.O.C.G. you get a better bang for your buck with Nebbiolo. In […]Read More A Poor Man’s Barolo And Barbaresco
Part 2 Next Week.. South Africa Trust Me Followers! These Aussie Wines are Classic and Big And Bold with flavor at a Great Value Tait “The Ball Buster” Red Blend $18.99 Oliverhill Winery, Red Silk Shiraz $18.99 Serafino GSM (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre -$29.99 Grape-fully Yours, Mates, LarryRead More G’Wines…Mates!!!