It’s time to celebrate! After a year of lock downs during the COVID 19 pandemic, now that so many people have one or both vaccines, it feels like the world is starting to open up again. And so yes it’s time to celebrate and what better than sparkling wine and hugs for hard working moms, teachers, and friends?
Well that MIGHT be a bit over the top but you get my drift. Continue reading
Success often comes at a price, but at Reyneke, it’s important that their success does not cost the earth or people. So says Johan Reyneke. Instead, the goal of Reyneke wines is for both planet and people to flourish.
To achieve this goal, Reyneke ONLY produces organic and biodynamic wines– Continue reading
St. Supéry may have invented Sauvignon Blanc Day in 2010 to call attention to this refreshing, citrusy wine, the event quickly took off and New Zealand has taken over leadership for #SauvBlanc Day, a global, virtual, day-long celebration each year on the first Friday of May, which this year is today, Friday May 7, 2021! Continue reading
The 2020 Slow Wine USA Guide covers 285 US wineries; Deborah Parker Wong is the US Coordinating Editor
“Speed became our shackles. We fell prey to the same virus: ‘the fast life.'”
“In the name of productivity, the ‘fast life’ has changed our lifestyle and now threatens our environment and our land (and city) scapes.
“Against those – or, rather, the vast majority – who confuse efficiency with frenzy, we propose the vaccine of an adequate portion of sensual gourmandise pleasures, to be taken with slow and prolonged enjoyment.” Carlo Petrini, SLOW FOOD MANIFESTO
Earth Day is Every Day,
so they say.
But it isn’t always easy
to live that way…
Fortunately, there are Continue reading
Rose all May with Cantara and Clos de Amis
As the weather gets warmer, are you ready to Rosé All May?
And so is Clos des Amis after bottling their 2020 Ventura County South Mountain Estate Rosé of Grenache and Mourvedre.
And Camarillo’s Cantara Cellars is now offering a Rosé this spring– their first since 2008! Continue reading