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So, You Don’t Like White Wine?

That's the question we posed to the Fine Wine Divas for our August tasting night. Most of the ladies are big red wine drinkers. As it's summer, we thought we'd introduce them to a nice line up whites so they could certainly find something they like. 2010 Argyle Brut (Willamette Valley, OR) 2012 Reunion Torrontes (Salta, [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:05-06:00Wine|

The Grand Canyon Winery: Travel Far. Drink Local.

On our recent trip to the Grand Canyon, we made a stop in Williams, Arizona. Not only because it was on Historic Route 66, but it's also my husband's last name! What a cute, funky town that takes you back to what Route 66 must have been like. It reminded me of Radiator Springs from [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:05-06:00Travel, Wine|

Exploring the Wines of South Africa

At our last Fine Wine Divas event, we explored the world of South African wines with Cape Classics, the premier South African wine importer in the U.S. From Rosé to Whites to Reds, Cape Classics tasted us through the following line up we tasted through a selection of Cape Classics... Mulderbosch Rose 2013 Bayten Sauvignon Blanc 2013 [...]

2014-05-11T18:25:56-06:00Wine|

Generous Wine Pour Anyone?

For the second half of last Wednesday's #Winechat, George Miliotes, The Capital Grille's Master Sommelier, introduced us to their big summer wine event, The Generous Pour... the chance to release your inner sommelier. Now through September 2 at any of The Capital Grille's forty-five locations across the U.S., you can enjoy nine wines with your [...]

2020-03-17T23:11:27-06:00Wine|

White

White Chardonnay Chenin Blanc Casal Garcia Furore Bianco Pinot Gris / Pinot Grigio Sauvignon Blanc Viognier

2012-05-03T20:38:09-06:00

Type / Varietal

Red Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Gamay Merlot Montepulciano Negroamaro Petit Verdot Pinot Noir Primitivo Sagrantino Sangiovese Syrah Zinfandel White Chardonnay Chenin Blanc Casal Garcia Furore Bianco Pinot Gris / Pinot Grigio Sauvignon Blanc Viognier Champagne Sparkling & Prosecco Rosé Port

2012-05-03T20:21:34-06:00

Rancho La Puerta: Local Wine

The Ranch believes "wine is an ancient, nutritious, and healthful (in moderation) food that has its place at the table and in life's celebrations." There are grape vines growing on the property that were here when the Ranch was founded, and in the early days, the grapes were used in treatments. Wine is only served [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:23-06:00Spa, Wine|

Winesdays Wednesdays

What a brilliant event going on at my local Whole Foods in Alexandria, Virginia every Wednesday! Since the first of the year, they've been hosting this 5-7pm event featuring wines from different regions and excellent food pairings. For only $5 you get a Whole Foods wine glass, five healthy pours of the five featured wines [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:26-06:00Wine|

Washington Wine Finds

In Seattle this week I've discovered two nice wines you might want to check out! Pasek Cellars 2007 Syrah  Pasek Cellars was started by Gene and Kathy Pasek in 1995. Located in Mount Vernon, Washington, their specialty is fruit wine but they ventured into Syrah. Grape Variety: 100% Syrah Aroma: Warm spice and berries. Taste: Extremely [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:35-06:00Wine|