Douro Valley – The Most Beautiful Wine Region in the World

Douro Valley, located in Northern Portugal is undoubtedly the most beautiful wine region in the world.  It is a region that boast breathtaking vineyards, which is further enhanced by the beauty of the … [Read more...]

5 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Côtes de Bordeaux Wines

If there is one wine region in the world that everyone knows, it is Bordeaux. Bordeaux has over 6500 winegrowers and is home to some of the most illustrious Châteaux producing some of the highest … [Read more...]

Clos de Tart Grand Cru Verticle Tasting with Acker Merrall & Condit

I had some of my most memorable grand cru aged Burgundy wines on a recent visit to the illustrious Cote d'Or.  Many wine lovers can appreciate that drinking grand cru aged Burgundy is something you … [Read more...]

The Rise of Picpoul de Pinet

Picpoul?  Picpoul de Pinet? A grape still unbeknownst to some and a favorite amongst others.  Picpoul is one of the oldest grapes of the Languedoc region in Southern France, dating back to 1618.  The … [Read more...]

A Toast to Earth Day – The Biodynamic Wines of Yangarra

With Earth Day approaching the focus on organic and biodynamic wines have been at the forefront. While we don't need Earth Day to remind us to drink responsibly, it is a great opportunity to recognize … [Read more...]

Navarra – Spain’s Hidden Gem

Spain most notably known for the wines from Rioja and Ribera Del Duero, has a region that is often shadowed by its western neighbors.  The wines of Navarra are well made and are Spain's hidden … [Read more...]

Domaine Bousquet – Pioneers of Tupungato

  Tupungato is a new, fashionable, hot wine region 60 miles outside of Mendoza in the Uco Valley.  In recent years winemakers have been making huge investments in Tupungato to take advantage … [Read more...]

Chapoutier: King of the Rhône

“Fac et Spera” – “Do and Hope” ∼ Chapoutier Family Motto I will never forget my first trip down the Rhône Valley.  Traveling from Lyon we made our first turn into Côte-Rôtie and glaring in full … [Read more...]

When Wine & Food Are In Perfect Harmony

The most memorable evenings are when wine, food and friends are in perfect harmony.  That precisely describes my dinner last week at The Waverly Inn with winemaker, Carrie Sumner from Domaine des … [Read more...]

A Journey to the Rhône Valley

Syrah is one of the grapes that I am most fond of.  There is no better terroir for Syrah than the Rhône Valley, one of the greatest wine regions of the world.  I am going to take you on a cruise down … [Read more...]