When you think of rosé, what do you imagine? If you’re picturing a bottle of White Zinfandel or something sickeningly sweet with a dark pink color, please keep reading! There is so much more to rosé, and I’ve converted many rosé haters. Your summer wine game is about to level up.
You have a group of your best pals together and you’ve made a plan—you’re heading to a winery! You’ve got your safe ride, a mood-setting playlist, and you make your grand entrance. Now what should you expect and do once you make it to the bar?
Tasting Thursday this week features gamay. Gamay is the grape behind Beaujolais (boh-zhuh-lay), and for those of you who are new here, it’s my favorite everyday wine. It’s a smooth, light, and delicious red wine, and you can find a great bottle for under $30 and a solid bottle for $10-$15. Sign me up! She’s versatile. She’s food-friendly. She could also be described as a patio guzzler, but we don’t know anything about that…
Last week we talked about corks vs. screwcaps, and I mentioned that a downside to corks is that 1-3% of corks will develop cork taint. What does that mean though? First, let me assure you that although that stat about corks is true, that doesn’t mean that 1-3% of wine you buy will be ruined.Continue reading “What is corked wine and how do you spot it?”
Are you ready to try different wines but don’t know where to start? I’m breaking down exactly what to buy based on what you’re already drinking, starting with cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, pinot noir, grenache, pinot grigio, and prosecco.
Picking Past the Pretty Label Alright fam, we know how to taste wine & order it at a restaurant now, but how on earth are you supposed to figure out what wine to buy at the store without getting overwhelmed by all the options and aisles? As you’re new to wine and learning what youContinue reading “How to Buy Wine with Confidence”
Conquering the Wine List Raise your hand if you’ve been out to dinner with friends or clients and had no idea where to start when the waiter handed you the wine list? I’ve been there. The wine list can be intimidating at first, especially if it’s more than a page, but with these tips you’llContinue reading “How to Order Wine at a Restaurant”
Welcome to the Wonderful World of Wine So you’ve been drinking wine for a little while now, and you’re starting to get curious about it more and more. How do you taste wine as you hear people talk about? Maybe you’re starting to notice a difference in the wines you’re drinking but have no ideaContinue reading “Wine Tasting 101: 4 Simple Steps”