CATEGORY: Wine Education | DATE: June 19th, 2012
Merlot (Mair-Low) Once upon a time, there was a little known chateau, just east of Bordeaux that lived amongst the shadows of many impressive French castles. Owned by the Arnuad family for over two centuries, this tiny 17 acre parcel sat on top of a plateau at the highest elevation in the region of Pomerol.
CATEGORY: Wine Education | DATE: June 12th, 2012
Pinot Noir (Pee-noe Nwahr) Luscious, rich, complex, integrated, austere, and complex are all words describing one of the noblest grapes in the world: Pinot Noir. Its wide-sweeping appeal reaches throughout all of the United States and France and across the Atlantic to far-away regions such as Chile, New Zealand, and Australia. Worldwide, winemaker’s try in
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings | DATE: June 7th, 2012
As the sun begins to warm us up from winter’s chill, barbecues across the country are firing up and the palate-pleasing sizzling of meat cooking on the grills becomes an all too familiar smell wafting through the air in any neighborhood on a summer afternoon. From the beginner to the expert BBQ pitmaster, no matter
CATEGORY: Wine Education | DATE: May 29th, 2012
Sauvignon Blanc (saw-VEEN-yawn blah-nk) Cat pee, gun-smoke, cut grass, hay, straw, and gooseberry, are flavors synonymous with one wine: Sauvignon Blanc. A white wine, Sauvignon Blanc is one of the more versatile wines in the world. With high acidity, this wine is typically drunk young, but can be cellared to develop layers of vegetal aromas