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Wine + Food + Travel = A Really Great Trip!
When I ask people about if they’ve had any Italian wine, the first two answers they give are Chianti and Prosecco. And when visiting, most have gone, and/or had tours set up to Tuscany, Rome and of course Venice. Tuscany, … Continue reading
Posted in Joy of Wine, Life and Education, wine Tagged Alba, Asti, Barbaresco, Barolo, experience, food, gastronomic, grapes, local, Monferatto, Moscato, tasting, travel, vineyards, wine, wine tasting, winery Leave a comment
Zind Humbrecht: A Vertical of one of the world’s greatest Pinot Gris
Vinitaly is not just about Italian wine. I had the rare opportunity and privilege to be part of a group to taste a 20 year vertical of Pinot Gris from the Clos-Saint-Urbain Rangen de Thann Grand Cru vineyard. For me, … Continue reading
Posted in Education, Tasting, wine Tagged Alsace, experience, France, Pinot Gris, tasting, vertical, VIA, VinItaly, Zind-Humbrecht 4 Comments
Back to Basics
Sometimes we get so caught up in the wines themselves that we forget about some important elements for an enjoyable wine experience. There are some little things that make a BIG difference in how your wine is presented and tastes! … Continue reading
Posted in Education, wine Tagged back to basics, decant, experience, glassware, serving, temperature, wine 5 Comments