So many Wine Enthusiasts or especially Wine Collectors who have a large Cellar or Storage Unit, I do as well. Many I find however, have a stockpile of wines that they purchased to so call “Lay Down” and hold on to for years and years and years. Usually a Wine Collector will be on Mailing […]Read More Don’t Get Emotionally Attached To Your Wines! Drink Them!
What is a Vino De Pago?? D.O. in Spain is like D.O.C.G in Italy or A.O.C in France. They are REGIONS that follow a list of guidelines and rules for making these wines. A PAGO is one specific Producer with Vineyards in Spain where only that specific Winery gets designated as a PAGO. Pretty much […]Read More We don’t need another Rioja, We Need More PAGOS!!
First of all, everyone who knows me and reads this blog, knows I am nicknamed “Captain Washington”. I do favor the quality to price ratio and less sugary style of wines coming out of the Evergreen State. One of the 2 new additions to our Washington State Lineup at ABC Fine Wine & Spirits in […]Read More “BOOYAH” For “RUAH” Red Blend!
Even though I will say it here and in the video, people will still call this wine a “RED BLEND” . It is not. Like Cabernet Sauvignon was a “HYBRID” Grape by crossing the seeds of Cabernet Franc with Sauvignon Blanc to form a New Grape Cabernet Sauvignon. PINOTAGE (The Grape Of South Africa […]Read More It’s Not A “BLEND” It’s A “HYBRID” Grape