Yes, I understand clearly that everyone has a different palate when it comes to wine or food. Yes, I understand that everyone in today’s world has a smartphone with various apps. Yes, I understand that the most important review of a wine is YOURS!. I also understand that a doctor has a better shot at […]Read More Who Are These People On Wine Apps?
I know it sounds so simplistic to us “Cork Dorks” but the number one question I get asked by consumers is “Can you show me a bottle of wine that has a screw cap only?” I always respond ” I am with you. I prefer Stelvin Closures too because I am sick of Cork Taint […]Read More Back To Basics! How To Open A Bottle Of Wine With A Corkscrew!
In this new Keto Friendly, Plant Based world we live in now, many consumers daily ask me for wines that are, low calorie, gluten free, keto friendly, organic, vegan, sulfite free, wine free, alcohol free. It’s just not red, white or rose anymore. I hope this video clarifies some of these truths and myths. Wine […]Read More Gluten Free, Organic, Vegan, Sulfite Free Wines? Let’s Decipher!
OK!! The Secret Santa and White Elephant, And Buying for OTHER people season is over. This is now ALL ABOUT YOU. When you go to the heart of the Champagne region, to any restaurant, small or very large list of Champagnes will be none of the ones you have ever heard of. Why you ask? […]Read More Don’t Buy Hype! Try And Buy New Champagnes
I would say that the most frequent wine questions I get are “What temperature should I keep my white wines and red wines at”. “Should I drink White Wines cold and Red Wines Room Temperature” I hope this video clears both up for you. One Tip:…. Don’t ever buy a DUAL TEMPERATURE Wine Fridge […]Read More What’s The Right Wine Temperature?
Save your energy. Holiday gift shopping can be exhausting. Even for your own needs for wine it can be expensive and exhausting or you drink the same wines over and over again. It all comes down to TRUST!. Find someone at a wine retailer that you trust or an internet website or sommelier like […]Read More Find Those Under $20 Wines That Drink Like $40!
I do this type of video all throughout the year and it gets ooohs and ahhhs from blog followers. I do it once every December when many people gift wine for the holiday season to co workers, family, friends etc. Why do I keep repeating the same message over and over, year after year […]Read More Gifting Wine? Don’t Buy Them What They Asked For? Here’s Why!
Every November I have to do the same video and disagree with all of my Somm Colleagues and Brother and Sisterhood about what wine to drink on the big Feast Day of Thanksgiving. It’s Simple! There are thousands of pairings for Turkey. Do you remember however that this is the day we cook our traditional […]Read More Wines For THANKSGIVING Not For TURKEY!!!
It’s getting closer everyday and some early shoppers already have been asking my advice about Wines as a Gift for The Holidays. I know many people shopping for the gifts have no clue about wine and they are either attracted to a pretty label or how the winery packages the wine or even just a […]Read More Wine Labels And Packaging Don’t Matter! It’s What’s Inside The Bottle That Counts!
I wish I could find a link to his article but I couldn’t. Matt Kramer from Wine Spectator wrote this article about 8 years ago called “Don’t Be An Idiot During The Holidays” It stuck with me! This video embellishes on what he meant. Don’t feel bad if you were an idiot as all of […]Read More Don’t Be An Idiot During The Holidays!