Category: Spring

Romance and Rosé

Wolffer Estate Summer in a Bottle Rosé As you will see if you read enough posts, I have roots on Long Island.  I was born and raised in Cutchogue smack dab in the middle...

Beauty of Loire

Domaine de la Perriere Sancerre Sancerre is Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley in France. I visited the Loire Valley a few years back.  We spent our day touring the many chateaux and drinking...

Relaxing Chinon

Domaine de Pallus Chinon Les Pensees de Pallus I love the idea of a traditional story book picnic.  Heading out onto some perfectly green spot by a river on a warm day. I would...

Pinot for the party

Au Bon Climat Santa Barbara Pinot Noir Grab, go and drink! This is always a solid choice.  The style is casual but not rustic.  You won’t have any complaints if you serve this up...

Savor every sip

Debeaune Morgon Belles Grives  One of the things I love most about opening a new bottle of wine is when I pour my glass swirl and smell and then get an aroma I’m not...

Serve with music

Les Hérétiques Carignan Carginan is the name of grape.  Many regions use this varietal in their blends, but here we see it on it’s own, and it’s fabulous.  This is a light to medium...

Liberate yourself

Liberated Pinot Noir Monterey The winemaker states that this wine is “Liberated from the pinot noir trend of overly ripe fruit and high alcohol”.  So, they are aiming for a more classic terroir driven...

For your picnic basket

Vinkara Kalecik Karasi If you get the chance to explore little not so well known regions do it.  This is truly the way to learn the appreciation of wines terrior, and quite frankly you...

This one is volcanic

Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso This is a wine for when you are feeling a bit adventurous.  Wines from the Etna region of Sicily are a little bit of an undiscovered gem.  They...