Ideal Riesling with Light, Spicy Mezedes

- January 6, 2014

Milbrandt Vineyards Riesling, 2012 Riesling has become a very popular varietal in the Pacific Northwest, and vineyards in Washington are maturing and improving their methods […]

Matua Pinot Noir 2011

- January 4, 2014

The Marlborough region of New Zealand may not be the first place you think of when you’re considering Pinot Noir, but it terms of new […]

Wassailing into the New Year!

- January 2, 2014

If I had always known how tasty a beverage wassail is, I would have listened to the Christmas carol with much more appreciation and understanding. […]

Pop the Cork for 2014 in Style

- December 31, 2013

There’s no better way to celebrate than with the pop of a sparkling wine. New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the past year, […]

Dionysos Merlot and Hearty Winter Stew

- December 28, 2013

Full disclosure: merlot is not a favored varietal of mine. So, I was surprised when I actually enjoyed this wine! A very aromatic wine, it […]

Wine Etiquette: Tasting at a Restaurant

- December 26, 2013

By Lauren Loeffler A meal without wine is a day without sunshine. When I go to a restaurant, a thoughtful wine list is almost as […]

Top 5 Movies about Wine

- December 25, 2013

By Lauren Loeffler Need a break from the bustling holiday season? You don’t need to answer – I know that you do! Here are a […]