Viognier is a very versatile wine, great to sip on, or pair with a wide range of foods. When you get a Viognier that not only tastes good, but is reasonably priced, that makes it pair well with ANYTHING. I’d like to introduce you to that Viognier, it comes from Sobon Estate, and I really enjoyed tasting and reviewing this wine.
These days, most people are on a budget, and watch their spending closely. And while very few of my friends cut wine out of their monthly expenses, they always ask me to find good, budget friendly wines for them to enjoy. However, it’s my opinion that now and then, it’s ok to splurge and treat yourself, so long as you do it within the confines of your budget. For Robin & I, that day came last week when we opened up a bottle of Chateau Montelena Chardonnay from Napa, CA. It’s not what I would call a “Budget Wine”, but rather a wine for a nice occasion. Even if that occasion is celebrating the end of a work week with your friends and family.
Twineup2 Will Be Oct 17, 2009 – The first Wine Tweetup – or Twineup – was a tremendous success. We had over 40 people show up at Himmarshee Bar & Grille to taste three different wines, paired with items on the appetizer menu. Guests had the opportunity to taste Bennett Family Russian River The Reserve [...]
There is no doubt that when the weather heats up, we reach for white wine more frequently than red. As luck would have it, the PR folks of Wine Of Chile sent me some samples of Chilean Sauvignon Blanc wines to try and talk about. This week we got to try the 2008 Undurraga T.H. Sauvignon Blanc from San Antonio, Chile.
It’s time for another Wine Blogging Wednesday installment. This month’s topic comes from The Cork Dork, and he’s picked Kosher Wines, to coincide with month’s celebration of the Jewish holiday of Passover. For those of you who aren’t Jewish, please don’t turn away. Aside from the possible relation of Jesus’ Last Supper as a Passover Seder (dinner), these wines are not just Kosher, they’re pretty darned good.