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Wine Discoveries: Oregon at DC’s Annual Chef’s Best

At this year's 22nd Annual Chef's Best Dinner & Auction, always a fabulous event benefitting the wonderful Food & Friends organization, I was delighted to find a wine tasting table among the 55 DC area best chefs' tables! B&L Brands was on hand to sample 13 of their wines. Unfortunately I discovered them when they [...]

July 4th Red, White & Blue Wine Line Up

It's July 4th! Here in the U.S. that means a holiday for bbqs and celebrations! Here's the Red (okay pink), White & Blue (ok blue on the label) American wine choices for our festivities. AND had to add a sparkling that isn't American but one of my favorites. The RED: King Estate 2011 Pinot Noir [...]

Fancy Food Show Wine Discoveries: Italy

I made some great wine discoveries from Greece and Italy at the DC Fancy Food Show. The first Italian discovery was Tenuta i Fauri from the Abruzzo region. This winery is in the Chieti province in Abruzzo's center. Their thirty-five hectares of vineyards sit among hills that drop to the sea. Photos on their site are gorgeous [...]

Taste Camp 2012: The Wine Stand Outs, Part 2

In The Wine Stand Outs, Part 1, I covered five of the eleven stand out wines from Taste Camp 2012, focusing on wineries I was tasting for the first time. Now let's take a look at the six wines from wineries I've tasted and/or covered before. Boxwood Winery Boxwood 2007 Variety: 42.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42.5% [...]

Rosé Season is Here!

Rosé is back in season...at least here in the Washington, DC area where temperatures are already soaring, making it the perfect time for the refreshing wine. I've discovered two new ones you'll definitely want to check out.  2011 A to Z Rosé Varietal: 100% Sangiovese organically grown Aroma: Strawberry, raspberry, blueberry Taste: Juicy watermelon and [...]