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
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!!
That little blip of an Island to my 57 year old eyes looks a lot closer to the country of Italy and very close to the Italian Island of Sardinia and yet CORSICA is a French Island?? I just report the facts folks!! I have had some killer Pinot Grigios from Corsica but the native […]Read More Closer To Italy, Owned By France? Of CORSE of CORSE!!
When you say Portugal to someone and it relates to wine, 99% will only think of the famous Fortified Sweet Wine “PORT”. In Spain many people are familiar with Ribera Del Duero (Duero is the DOURO River) On the other side of the DUERO are some of the oldest vines and underrated wines in the […]Read More There’s More To Portugal Than Porto!!
I don’t know what happened to American Wine Consumers but I am not complaining. Somehow when I blinked, Dry Roses are now the hottest craze in Wine when I couldn’t sell a bottle one year ago. Thank goodness because they are my favorite category of wine. As the video says, you can make a Rose […]Read More National Rose Day June 10, 2017
I was JUST getting my guests and blog readers comfortable with purchasing and drinking wines from Bordeaux, France until the French had to go putting the names and percentages of the grapes used in many of their wines..Grrrrr!! I understand the reasoning to help Americans understand Bordeaux and sell more wine but they made it […]Read More Right Bank, Left Bank, CitiBank??
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
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First of all before I totally confuse your brain, you can live in Champagne and Drink Champagne but you can not stop at a winery in California and drink their Champagne despite what the labels might say. Champagne is a region in France not a wine with bubbles. Even if the bubbly comes from France […]Read More Extra Dry is LESS Dry Than Brut.. HUH??
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