Reclaiming Galilee

Reclaiming Galilee

I recently attended an Israeli wine tasting and it’s the first time I’ve tasted wines from Israel. I went in with an open mind and wasn’t sure what to expect. In my mind I was thinking Israel = Kosher = Manischewitz = Mevushal Wine (Wine that has been flash...
Pairing Steak with Tempranillo

Pairing Steak with Tempranillo

Many times when you grill your steak you think of opening up a Cabernet Sauvignon or similar wine but there are many other red wines that go quite well with steak, especially grilled steak in the summer. Tempranillo from Spain is one of them.  Recently we grilled a...
Looking Through Rosé Colored Glasses

Looking Through Rosé Colored Glasses

In 2016 Bonterra won Wine Enthusiast’s American Winery of the Year so imagine how excited I was when the 2016 Bonterra Rosé showed up at my doorstep to taste for the June #winestudio program. Ya I was excited and honored. The folks at Bonterra wanted to make sure we...
Winephabet Street B is for Beaujolais

Winephabet Street B is for Beaujolais

Join Lori and me Monday evening at 8pm for the July edition of Winephabet Street.  This month we explore Beaujolais. What is Beaujolais?  We will explore The general characteristics of Beaujolais The history of the grape variety Food and wine pairings 5 quick facts...
Rose All Day with Domaines Paul Mas

Rose All Day with Domaines Paul Mas

The Languedoc region is home to a variety of soil types and variety of grapes which makes it a great region to produce Rose wine both still and sparkling. It is also home to Limoux which is known as the birthplace for sparkling wine in France dating back to 1554. Who...