You Say Grenache I Say Garnacha!

I am a couple of days late celebrating #GrenacheDay around the World. It’s always been one of my favorite Grape Varieties but I personally love the expression of this grape from very old vines in the High Altitude Areas of Northeastern Spain where they refer to the grape as Garnacha! Where Is This Region Calatayud […]

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Dogliani.. It’s All About Dolcetto !

In my Restaurant Somm Days just like this sign says I thought Dolcetto D’Alba from the Northwest Italian Region of Piedmont, was an “EVERYDAY WINE”. I found them very boring and one dimensional to be perfectly honest and very rarely drink one.  Then I Learned About “DOGLIANI” Everyone, even a Master Sommelier, learns something new […]

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Prosecco= Collalto! Game Over!!

I don’t know which CRAZE is more popular right now Rose or Prosecco. It took 25 years for Americans to finally believe what us in the Wine Industry have been telling them that Rose is not Sweet White Zinfandel but a Dry, Lighter form of Red Wine. Now that Prosecco is every other guest’s wish […]

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