My first acquaintance with Southwest France was very brief. Driving from Barcelona to Bordeaux I was just passing through, deep in thoughts about the legendary wine region of Bordeaux and its grand crus that I was hoping to visit.
Fleurie – this is what comes to mind when spring is here, and everything is blooming, growing, and flourishing. And even though name of this beautiful cru Beaujolais has nothing to do with nature, delicate bouquet, floral flavors, and silky texture of its wine make it number one choice for spring and early summer drinking.
Bulgaria is one of the oldest wine regions, with 3000 years of history. It may have experienced some difficulties through the years of transitional economy (the 90s), which negatively affected the image of the local wine industry, but with sufficient investments, technological innovations and marketing efforts the situation has been completely changed. Today Bulgaria produces world quality wines with exceptional value at very welcoming price points. Read on to learn more about Bulgarian wines…
When I heard about Don Angie – a New Italian, husband & wife pasta joint in West Village, I had no doubt it was exactly what I was looking for. Scott Tacinelli and Angie Rito give traditional Italian cuisine a little twist, not only in terms of style and representation but also flavor and ingredients of their playful dishes, combining Italian heritage with modern innovation.
Even though the weather in New York has been generous lately, it still technically winter, and all I want is to cuddle up in a blanket and enjoy a glass of big luscious wine that would keep my heart warm and comfort spirit. So I made a list of wines, that you should definitely try this season before it ends.
When it comes to learning about wine, there is a plenty of wine books out there to choose from.
If you are a beginner who is fascinated about wine and want to learn about it, or maybe you just want to feel more confident when choosing wine for your next barbeque or a romantic dinner, this blog post is for you. I selected 5 wine books that will help you to choose wine with confidence and to drink with joy.
Have you ever wondered what Orange Wine is?
In short, it’s a white wine made like red. It’s made from white grapes only. The juice is left in contact with the grape skins and seeds in a vessel. Oxidation and a long skin contact the wine creates a deep orange-hued wine with a very particular taste. Learn what orange wine tastes like, how to pair it with food and serve. Here is your orange wine guide with wine recommendations.