Italian Varietals, California Style. Consider taking a closer look at some classic Old World and New World Italian varietals. Once you find out a bit more of what they have to offer, you’ll enjoy sharing and comparing with your wine-loving frie...
“Le vin du Diable” - the Devil’s wine. Not what one would expect to call the deliciously elegant bubbly prized all over the world. But this is indeed what champagne was called by many Champenoise in the 1600’s.
Many think that Napa is where most of California’s wine comes from but the truth is that there are numerous, notable regions and micro-regions literally surrounding the tech megalopolis we know as Silicon Valley.
Seasonal wine drinking is all about pairing up a wine with the time of year, and choosing a wine that’s going to compliment all of the aromas, flavors and foods that are typically associated with the particular season you’re in.
There are few among the world’s oenophiles who don’t love a cru wine from Burgundy’s celebrated Côte d’Or. And there are even fewer who can afford them.