Winephabet Street E is for Etna

Winephabet Street E is for Etna

This month on Winephabet Street Lori and I explored the Mt Etna region of Italy for the letter E. I had a great presentation all prepared and then my 18 month old Lenovo computer crashed. I wasn’t a happy camper and tried to recreate what I had put together for the...
Prosecco Fermented in the Bottle

Prosecco Fermented in the Bottle

I always thought Prosecco was tank fermented which is called Charmat method and besides the grapes that is what set Prosecco apart from Champagne. I was incorrect because 5% of Prosecco is made with the second fermentation done in the bottle similar to the method they...
3 Ways to Enjoy Wines of Chile

3 Ways to Enjoy Wines of Chile

Three wines, three memories and that is how wine should be enjoyed. With Chile’s fast growing wine region and we’ll explore two producers Ventisquero, and Valdivieso. We’ll take a look at a Cabernet Sauvignon, a Sparkling Rosé and a Sauvignon Blanc.     We’ll begin...
Napa – Sonoma Fires and How You Can Help

Napa – Sonoma Fires and How You Can Help

This has been a tough week. Last Monday when I woke up to messages all over Facebook about the fires and areas to be evacuated I was upset. But as the day progressed every time I logged into Facebook it got worse. I was beyond words…I had tears in my eyes, I was...