Vinho Verde is the largest wine region in Portugal and with 2,000 years of wine-making on the books, one of the oldest The vibrant, zippy white wines they produce have become wildly popular within the wine industry, and have gained a cult like following in recent years. However, so many are still unfamiliar with this perfect […]
Tomorrow is National Rosé Day, yes, it’s an actual day, and not just a lifestyle, thankyouverymuch. I thought we’d get into the spirit by diving into this pink summer fave on the podcast. The thousand years of history, the French Riviera glamour, the highs, and the lows lows (blush wine, anyone?) This wine is a […]
ALPINE – Neil and Sue Shay’s property in the foothills of the Coast Range seems straight out of a pastoral painting. The spread sits on a ridge, with views almost all around, and bluebirds and other feathered critters frequent the area.
Pairing burgers with wine surpasses high-low gimmickry. The humble patty is currently in its prime (pun absolutely intended), as chefs elevate black-bean burgers, bacon-topped behemoths, and everything in between with carefully chosen ingredients and housemade condiments. Sean Brock, the James Beard Award-winning chef in Charleston, S.C., is at the forefront of the gourmet burger movement. […]
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Italian whites are making a comeback, and not just because of hipster wines like Etna Bianco and Friulano. As a sommelier, I received just as many requests for Vernaccia and Gavi as I did Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. Soave has been familiar to many white wine lovers since the 1980s, but with new energy […]
There are more than 70 countries worldwide producing wine. Historically, 90 percent of the world’s wine came from 15 countries, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization. To understand the global spectrum, we analyzed data from Wine-Searcher.com and compiled the most expensive wine from every country. From the Old World usual suspects, to […]
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Swedish coffee roaster Löfbergs, a fourth-generation-owned company, has taken special interest in cultivating future generations of coffee production. To highlights its efforts and draw attention to the need to…
Can you believe it? We are just days away from the year coming to a close and a fresh new one beginning. Such a great time to create a clean slate! Begin anew! And mix things up a little! I thought this New Year’s post should follow suit! While I love, love, LOVE creating sparkling […]
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Wooldridge Creek Winery is about more than just wine – they are also a creamery and charcuterie, set in the midst of Oregon’s beautiful Applegate Valley. For as long as I have lived in Oregon, I still find Oregonians who manage to out-Oregon even…
Do this booze blogger a solid and vote here, please! Since moving to Los Angeles from New York City, my relationship to the seasons has become…complicated. I still crave all of the things you would during the colder months – cozy fires inside, hot cider, crunchy leaves underfoot. But because this place is so head […]
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