This week’s Wine Wednesday pick is another winner from Italy. As many of you know, I am partial to Italian wine (and along with Argentina, Australia, Portugal and Spain offer a selection of wines for $10 and under) and lately, the Italian wines that we have been drinking have been the best. Honestly, we try wine from all over the world to pick the best selections to bring to you for Wine Wednesdays. This week, … Read more
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This week’s pick for Wine Wednesday comes from beautiful Toscana (Tuscany) in Italy. Just thinking of Tuscany conjures images of sun-drenched fields of grapes bursting with ripeness, amazing salumi and cheese and amazing times. If you can’t tell, one of my favorite vacations was in Tuscany and I immensely enjoyed my all too short time spent at Tuscan wineries.
Italy is one of my value countries for wine but usually Tuscany doesn’t top the list … Read more
This week’s Wine Wednesday pick is Big House Red and was named after the nearby prison in Soledad California (Monterrey County). Besides offering wines at great prices, this winery has being doing some pretty cool stuff. They winery has a woman winemaker who works with a number of weird wine varietals that you don’t see every day, has initiated an anti-snobbery campaign and offers all of their wines in eco-friendly boxes (at a substantial discount … Read more
As we mentioned last week, we recently hiked up to Lake County for the Lake County Wine Adventure and had a blast. One of the places that I made sure we went to was Langtry Estate and Vineyards, the producer of Guenoc Wines. Guenoc Wines has been one of my favorite budget go-to producers for well over a decade. Honestly, without Guenoc, I probably wouldn’t have known that Lake County existed when I started buying … Read more
A red-wine glass is an essential ingredient for your home bar. Not only is a red wine glass essential for the consumption of vino, it’s also one of the go-to glasses to serve the current en vogue pre-Prohibition era cocktails, as well as sangria and fruit based cocktails.
While red wine glasses come in a number of styles, they start around nine ounces, average 12 to 14 ounces and go much larger. Red-wine glasses have … Read more
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