A Passion for Pinot – A Taste of Kenwood Vineyards With Winemaker Pat Henderson

“Sonoma doesn’t just mean great wine, it also embodies our way of life; hardworking but willing to take the time to relax and enjoy the best things in life.” - Pat Henderson - Lead Winemaker at … [Read more...]

Crocus Wines – Exploring Cahors With Paul Hobbs and Bertrand Gabriel Vigouroux

If you are a Malbec lover, then you will agree with me that Cahors is one of the best wine regions in Southwest France.  Known as the regions of "Black Wines", Cahors is making a comeback with a … [Read more...]

Wine of The Week – Gaja Sito Moresco 2015

Gaja is an iconic Italian brand, that needs very little introduction.  The name evokes images of fine wines of the highest quality.   The Gaja family is considered to be "The Royal Family of Italian … [Read more...]

Wine of the Week – Gran Moraine Rosé of Pinot Noir 2017

There is no better way to celebrate the summer and warm weather than with a glass of chilled rosé.  Celebrating with Gran Moraine's Rosé of Pinot Noir in a magnum is even better.  Made on the rolling … [Read more...]

Prosecco Elevated – The Sparkling Wines of Prosecco Superiore DOCG

It's National Prosecco Day and nothing says La Dolce Vita(living the good life) than a bottle of Prosecco.  Today is the day to raise a glass to this all Italian bubbly that Americans so fondly … [Read more...]

Top White Wines From The Douro Valley

The Douro Valley is one of the most exciting wine regions in the world.  It is known for its world-class Ports and red wines.  On a recent visit I fell in love with the wines, most notably their white … [Read more...]

The Many Faces of Albariño

August 1st is International Albariño Day, but you need more than a day to celebrate this versatile Spanish varietal.  So celebrate all week-long to coincide with Fiesta del Albariño, a Spanish wine … [Read more...]

Your Guide to Napa Valley’s Best Sauvignon Blancs

I have a thing for Napa's Sauvignon Blancs.  So I was thrilled to be a part of a group of wine writers that had the opportunity to explore the best of Napa's golden grape. The tasting was held at the … [Read more...]

The Story and Champagnes of Charles Heidsieck

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right."  - F. Scott Fitzgerald Charles Heidsieck - The Man & Legacy At the young age of 29 Charles Heidsieck founded his namesake … [Read more...]

A Night In Provence – Stop and Smell the Rosés

Wine is a sensory experience.  It evokes all our senses; sound, sight, smell, touch and taste. I recently had the opportunity in New York City to take a journey back to Provence.  It was an evening of … [Read more...]