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Get to Know Sherry

Get to Know Sherry

Sherry is a fortified wine. It is a white wine to which extra alcohol (distilled grape juice) has been added. It can only be produced in a small region in Andalucia, in South West Spain. The sherry triangle is formed by three key cities: Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar...
Organic Wine – Italy Leads the Way

Organic Wine – Italy Leads the Way

Organic wines and winemaking is on the rise in Italy.  The country is currently the world leader in percentage of acres dedicated to organic wine grapes, accounting for 26% of the world’s organically farmed vineyards. In Europe, wineries must abide by a set of...
Interesting Italian White Wines

Interesting Italian White Wines

Beyond Pinot Grigio: Interesting Italian White Wine Have you limited your Italian white wines to Pinot Grigio? Italy has a rich history of grapes brought by ancient peoples: the Greeks, the Etruscans, and the Romans. It has more native grape varieties, more types of...
Summer Wine Cocktails

Summer Wine Cocktails

Summer Wine Cocktails Looking for some wine cocktails to enjoy in your newly created back yard ‘Parisian Café’ this Summer? If so, you may want to liven it up by making some of these historic, refreshing, and sophisticated wine-based cocktails. They each have a...
Wines for Grilling Season

Wines for Grilling Season

Your back yard is open for business so it’s time to load up on wines for grilling season! Grilling is one of the most highly flavorful of cooking techniques.  It generally ‘takes over’ most of the actual food that is being grilled. Once you add a sauce, your grilled...
Côtes du Rhône Red Wine

Côtes du Rhône Red Wine

If you are a red wine drinker looking for a smooth, fruity, medium bodied, dry wine that will not knock you over with bitter tannins, it is time you seriously considered trying Côtes du Rhône red wines. The Côtes du Rhône region is a very large (86,000 acres) portion...