Some times, you want to wander through Brooklyn on a gorgeous spring Sunday, call up one of your favorite people and share a bottle of wine at the hot neighborhood wine bar. All this before heading to said friend’s place to gorge on a large pizza and scream-chew through Game of Thrones. It’s all good,Continue reading “Message in a Bottle: “Dude, It’s Rosé Season””
Listen up: if you’re not currently drinking wine from the Finger Lakes, you’re missing out. And if you’re not drinking Red Tail Ridge, well, I feel sorry for you, your kids and your future grandkids. Red Tail Ridge first came on my radar a few months back, when I doing research for an endangered grapes storyContinue reading “Wine Craving: Red Tail Ridge’s Sparkling Teroldego”
Drinking in youth: Loire Valley Cabernet Franc.
Fall is kicking into high gear, which means “so long” to the quaffable, light whites you enjoyed in the summer and “hello” to the comforting, warm reds you reach for on those rainy autumn nights. From what I can tell during my days at the shop, many of you are already trading lighter mealsContinue reading “#WineWednesday: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo”
Have you had the chance to try Grüner Veltliner? Well, as it is white wine season, this rising star of a white is not one to be missed. I love me a good Grüner, which is fast replacing my favorite white (Sauvignon Blanc) as my go-to on a hot day. Typically crisp and dry, Grüner also displaysContinue reading “#WineWednesday: Grüner Veltliner”