With its inherent complexity and warm tones, sherry is an ideal pairing with fall festive flavors that run rich and sweet. Try recipes that call for dry sherry — and then pair a dry sherry like an Oloroso with the dish. Dessert pairings can challenge most wines but not so with a sweet sherry which can summon up enough gusto to go with very sweet desserts including pecan pie and offer enough spice to work with pumpkin or apple. Continue reading
Yes, we blend! And in the Côtes du Rhône that usually means Continue reading
Italy has a long tradition of fermenting wine in clay vessels, particularly in the northern part of the country. Known as anfore, orci or giare, they stacked and traveled well in the days before oak barrels. Continue reading
#MerlotMe with meatloaf! How could it take us so long to try this combination? Continue reading
Summer in a glass. More than any other wine — that’s what people say about sauvignon blanc.
It truly is an ideal wine for summer: it embodies summer fresh scents of citrus, grass, and white stone fruit, and it pairs so well with summery foods like salads, vegetables, and goat cheese.
That definitely goes for sauvignon blanc from the Loire River Valley, Continue reading