After discussing the history of one of any vineyards’ many bogeymen, I conduct a comparison tasting of two examples of South Africa’s signature grape: Pinotage.
In part two of the “Wine Week” series, we zoom out to look at several events affecting the 2021 wine vintage across the world. Then, you can read through my assessment of a Barossa Valley GSM.
Part of a three-post series focusing on wine, wine buying, and wine pairing. We start with tips for visiting the local wine merchant, and then finish with a review of a South African Chenin Blanc.
Maybe it’s the writer or reader in me, but whenever I find a wine I love, I have to document it. This doesn’t mean I post every “cool” wine I find on Instagram, though others do use that as a means of noting their own discoveries, and it is a valid option. Instead, I justContinue reading “Wine Buying Tips: “Bookmarking” Your Favorites”
A return to the Wine Challenge after a month’s hiatus. Going back to rosé first before hitting some heavier wines in the latter half of this journey.
And now, as an addendum to yesterday’s post, some Colorado-based wines that could pair beautifully for the Fourth of July or other outdoor summer fare. Here are three that I love.
Looking for a great wine to take to a summer gathering? Whether you celebrate the Fourth of July or not, here are five of my picks for this season!
A preview of a soon-to-be-released mezcal from Del Maguey! Does it live up to the hype? Let’s find out, and we can learn more about mezcal together along the way.
Not an official Wine Challenge post, but I wanted to make room for a cool single-varietal specimen passed along this week by a friend and fellow wine enthusiast.
This began as an independent passion project, but I’m hoping that through this blog, I can get additional recommendations and continually add to the list over time. Eventually, I will create a companion post that focuses on women in wine. I’ve mentioned a few during the wine challenge, but I’m always on the hunt forContinue reading “Ongoing Project: Women in Distilling”