Cotes Du Roussillon Is The Best Bang For The Buck Most wine consumers when thinking about wines from France think of Bordeaux or Burgundy. Great Wines…. Poor Value. I have spoken about the southern French Wine Region of Languedoc-Roussillon in previous posts especially Corbieres. There is so much selection from these villages in the south […]Read More Your Red Wine Life Is About To Get REAL!!!
Wines Purchased In Video Macon Chaintre, White Burgundy, France (Chardonnay) — $13.99 2 Bottles Domaine De Joy Cotes De Gascogne White, France– $7.99 Giovanna Tantini Chiaretto Rose, Bardolino, Italy, $13.99 Bodegas Campinia Sabor Real, Tinto De Toro (Tempranillo), Spain–$9.99 Wrongo Dongo, Monastrell, Jumilla Spain– $8.99 Paint The Town Red, Rosso (Primitivo/Cabernet)- Manduria Italy– $8.99 Undone […]Read More Shopping For Wines : A Baker’s Dozen!
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 […]Read More You Say Grenache I Say Garnacha!
The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills Sadly, for 25 years no one listened to us Sommeliers or Retailers about Rose Wine being DRY not Sweet like Blush. On Social Media the hashtag #Roseallday and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills have turned most Wine Lists and Offerings at a Wine Retailer into a SEA Full […]Read More Rosés: Can Too Much Of A Good Thing Be A Bad Thing?
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 […]Read More Dogliani.. It’s All About Dolcetto !
Champagne Season??? When is that? If we can drink Wine all Year Long and Beer all year long..who says we can’t enjoy Champagne All Year Long? This VLOG was intended to let a Wine Consumer make a Smart Buying Decision. It’s all about the QPR. Branding and Marketing works but when it comes to our […]Read More QPR (Quality To Price Ratio) Champagnes
For 20 years now I keep advising Wine Consumers to forget about the Brand Name, forget about The Grape Variety as in Give me Cabernet Or Merlot Or Chardonnay, and select wines based on this criteria 1- Flavor Profile Preference (Light and Fruity, Medium and Soft, Or Big Bold and Robust) 2- Budget Range. Even […]Read More If You Buy Wine By Familiar Grapes.. Let’s Compromise
If you like Sauvignon Blanc, there are Sooooo Many Different Styles and Flavor Profiles and Countries Producing This Grape. What’s Your Style? Remember If you Live In Florida, You Can Order These Wines Online at http://www.abcfws.com , Have Them Delivered To Your Home by Signing Up With SHIPT or INSTACART Or Stop by And See […]Read More The Six Degrees of Sauvignon Blanc
The average wine consumer shops by brand name and my familiar grape varietals. That’s ok. I may be in a Pinot Noir mood or Chardonnay mood. The phrase they always say is “The Wine is OK For the Price” You should never have to say that. You will be now saying. “The Wine is AMAZING For […]Read More Never Say “The Wine Is OK for the PRICE!!”
It’s From ASTI But Not Moscato ASTI is the town not the grape. Yes that village is famous for Moscato but that isn’t the only grape they grow. BARBERA D’ASTI , not to be confused with HANNAH BARBERA (They made The Flintstones Cartoon) is also widely planted in the other village located in the Northwestern Region of […]Read More Barbera D’Asti..Have It Your Way!!