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End of Summer Sipper: Rueda, Spain’s Verdejo

Looking for a new white wine to try in the final month of summer? If you like Sauvignon Blanc, I'd suggest checking out Verdejo from the Rueda region of Spain. This Spanish wine region northwest of Madrid, the Denomination of Origin (D.O.) Rueda, was approved by the Ministry of Agriculture in 1980. The production area [...]

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 [...]

Summer Whites from Lodi, California

Back in the Fall, I discovered a new wine region...Lodi, California. Just 100 miles east of San Francisco, it has been flourishing since 1850. Lodi is predominately a red wine-producing region and is the self-proclaimed Zinfandel Capital of the World, producing over 32% of California’s premium Zinfandel. But the region also grows 20-30 different white wine grapes. [...]

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 [...]

Oscars 2014 Champagne & Wine Stars

If you're like me and still planning your beverage and food choices for tomorrow night's 86th Academy Award's Show, pick up the starring beverages of the Governors Ball and drink like the celebrities. The Bubbles For the second consecutive year, Champagne Thiénot will be the exclusive champagne of the Oscars. During the pre-show reception, guests [...]