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Wines and Regions of Catalonia, Spain

Wines and Regions of Catalonia, Spain

I recently attended a masterclass in Wines of Catalonia. I am going to share with you what I learned and some of the wines I tasted. I warn you, it’s a long post but very informative. Spain along with Italy have embarked on a program to bring awareness to European...

Interview with Dana Spaulding of Wander & Ivy

Interview with Dana Spaulding of Wander & Ivy

I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Dana Spaulding the Founder of Wander + Ivy. Wander + Ivy are classy single-serving wine bottles. Dana made the transition from the financial service industry to the wine industry after feeling that she was wasting wine. She...

4 Rose Wines to Taste in Marlboro, New York

4 Rose Wines to Taste in Marlboro, New York

I recently attended a Rose Garden Party hosted by Nostrano Vineyards in Marlboro, New York. Marlboro is a small hamlet in Ulster County that is home to about 6 wineries and a distillery. It’s beautiful farm country when you drive around the area and you get the...

Brachetto – Spring Sweetness and Bubbles

Brachetto – Spring Sweetness and Bubbles

It’s Spring, and this bottle of Acquesi Brachetto says it all. Just looking at the beautiful design of the bottle makes me smile and think of warm weather and bubbles. Brachetto is a black-skinned Italian grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy. The grape is...

Areni: A Dark & Mysterious  Grape

Areni: A Dark & Mysterious Grape

Areni is a grape that is grown in Armenia and for our first episode of Winephabet Street, we got a double A. Winephabet Street is a monthly series where Lori Budd of Exploring the Wine Glass and I work our way through the alphabet exploring wine and wine regions one...

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