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Sweet Easter Wine

Out biking Saturday, we popped into two of our local wine shops, both doing Easter Wine Pairing tastings. Second stop was Planet Wine Shop...they were tasting a French Vouvray, Argentinian Sparkling Malbec Rose, Rioja Rose, Oregon Pinot Noir, Cotes-du-Rhone and French Muscat. Our favorite and we picked up a bottle for dessert... Château De Caladroy [...]

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

Arrogant Frog: This Cute French Frog Makes a Great Wine

Arrogant Frog is an estate-bottled wine from the Languedoc region of Southern France. I discovered it when living in Amsterdam and was so pleased to find it available in the U.S. last summer. The label grabbed me in our Amsterdam wine shop. The playful art and fun names, like Ribet White (Chardonnay-Viognier), Lily Pad Pink (a Sparkling Rose), [...]

Tonight’s Golden Globes = 10,000+ glasses of Champagne & Wine

The 69th Annual Golden Globe® Awards airs tonight and kicks off the big awards season. Always my favorite awards show as it combines film, tv, awards, food, wine and champagne! To celebrate there will be lots of bubbles from Moët & Chandon, the official champagne of the Golden Globes for the 21st year. More than 1,000 mini bottles [...]

Wine Pairings for Thanksgiving Dinner

It's that time of year. Thanksgiving dinner shopping and choosing wines to serve with it. There's lots of advice out there this week on-line so thought I'd share my pairing guidance. Whether you chose red or white wine, I recommend serving both, the general advice is pair simple wines (lighter and less complex) with complex [...]