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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, [...]

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 [...]

The King of Red: Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, one of the BIG six grape varieties, is often referred to as the King of Red. At a January event of the Fine Wine Divas, as we tasted through eight fabulous Cabernet Sauvignon wines from around the world, I was reminded of what makes this grape fabulous! Cabernet, as it can simply be [...]

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 [...]

Bored Doe & Goats Do Roam?

Bored with your usual French Bordeaux or Côtes du Rhône wines? Mix it up with these fun light-hearted South African wines. I picked up a bottle of Bored Doe recently as the name gave me a giggle and reminded me of my April trip to Bordeaux, France. Bored Doe and [...]

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