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Truly Hospitable Wines

Yesterday was the first day of spring, meteorologically speaking. Even if there’s still a chill in the air and a little snow on the ground, here and there, we can start looking forward to long balmy evenings with a glass in hand. 585 more words

MI Road Trip: Douglas Valley Winery

Every vacation begins with a catalyst.  That “thing” that makes you decide that you are going to go there…  It could be a theme park, a museum, a fabulous hike, a concert, a beach – you get the idea.  667 more words

Wine Tasting: Identifying Sweetness, Acidity, Oak, and Carbonation

Ryan and I watched the documentary Somm on a date night one evening. We have not viewed wine the same ever since. There are only 135 Master Sommeliers in North America. 272 more words

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Pizarro by Jose Pizarro

One of the restaurants that has been on my List for quite a while has been Pizarro in Bermondsey (SE London). José Pizarro will be familiar to a lot of people interested in the British gastronomic scene; he makes regular appearances on TV programmes and is a frequent contributor on all kinds of social media platforms. 920 more words


Henry Clerc Pouilly-Fuissé AOC Vieilles Vignes 2010

Henry Clerc Pouilly-Fuissé AOC Vieilles Vignes 2010

Bought from: Co-op

Cost: £9.99 (reduced for clearance)

Location: Burgundy (Mâconnais – Pouilly-Fuissé), France

Pouilly-Fuissé (not to be confused with Pouilly-Fumé, the other famous white wine made in the Loire Valley from Sauvignon Blanc) is a white wine made in… 407 more words

Price: £5 - £9.99

California Cruisin' at VIWF 2015: Lessons from 100 Year Old Vines

I am by no means a wine connoisseur. I am not even close. I’m usually the guest that asks for the sommelier’s recommendation, feigning understanding with a “smile and nod” as he describes how “the low levels of polyphenols in the pinot leave the tannins softer than other reds.” (Disclaimer: I’ve only come to understand tannins this year.) 171 more words

Andrea Yeung

Who Drinks Chardonnay?

Me dear departed mom loved a nice glass of chardonnay. So there! but many of my hipster friends moved on to pinot grigio as the default “ask” at a bar. 13 more words

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