Eric Solomon Selections If you would have asked a young Eric Solomon what he wanted to do when he grew up, he would have told you he wanted to be a rock drummer, or a classically-trained percussionist, in earshot of his parents. So at 18 he found himself in London as the understudy to the […]Read More The Reigning King Of Spain: Eric Solomon
Sure the Golden Rule is drink and eat whatever YOU personally like. I wanted to just review some Classic Wine Food Pairings that you can’t miss with. Yes, you can drink whatever wine you want with whatever food you want. With that said, there are some Wine and Food matches that just are “Classic” together. […]Read More Wine And Food Pairings… Classics
Somms like me, whether in retail or restaurants have a tough order to fill in order to recommend the perfect wine for consumers, when their only criteria many give use is to recommend a “Good Wine”. What constitutes a “Good Wine”> I look at wine from 2 perspectives. One is from a technical aspect […]Read More What Is A “Good Wine” ???
By far Prosecco is the most sought after sparkling wine categorgy next to Champagnes by wine consumers worldwide. Is it a grape? Is it a Champagne. Is it from America? These are the questions I get from blog followers and daily customers and therefore, it comes that time in our relationship that I can’t […]Read More It’s Time We Had That Prosecco Talk!
I Love Veuve It’s Popular. It’s on every restaurant wine list. I CAN’T AFFORD IT…. but I can afford this VEUVE… Veuve Ambal one of the prestigious producers in Burgundy, France of Sparkling Wine made in the Method Traditionelle is not a Champagne but a Cremant De Bourgogne. What The Heck Is A Cremant Crémant […]Read More Champagne Taste On A Cremant Budget!
Bubbles Not Just For Celebrations I always say that sparkling wines or Champagne are usually thought by most average consumers to be Celebration Wines. I drink them all the time and so should you. They are one of the most food friendly category of wines. They pair with almost everything and almost every cheese as […]Read More Washington Bubbles To Start The Celebration!
The day after the Christmas Holiday I will post the last part of the series on the Real Deal Value Champagnes. I hope your holiday season is going well so far! Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More Champagne Or Sparkling Wine? Brut Or Extra Dry Or Demi-Sec? Holiday Gifts Part 3
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!
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”
20 years ago I swore I would never live to see the day that Americans would drink any wine that was PINK and FINALLY understand that it is not SWEET but Red Wines with LESS SKIN CONTACT. In 2017, I am thankful to whomever it was or whatever it was that has not only AMERICANS […]Read More Never Thought I Would See The Day…Americans Drinking ROSE Wine!!