The silky smooth and soft textures of great Cabernet Sauvignons from the Stags Leap District of Napa Valley are unmistakeable. There are wines that are prized, and then there are wines that are loved—Stags Leap District Cabs are affectionately loved for their sensuality, richness, depth of expression and, simply, for providing an... Read more →
One of the most beautiful lines Shakespeare ever wrote is: “The quality of mercy is not strained.” The oft-quoted line is the beginning of a soliloquy that speaks of the gentleness inherent in all of us and in nature itself. There’s something in the gentleness of the 2013 GEO Cabernet Sauvignon from SILVERADO VINEYARDS that reminds us... Read more →
For Pete’s sake, stop waiting for super-special life events to drink a bottle of Champagne! Weddings, engagements, landing a new job or promotion, hitting a business milestone, major birthdays, retirement, a new baby and ringing in a new year—it’s a given for bubbly to be a part of the moment. But there are so many special times... Read more →
To be honest, I knew nothing about Arneis, a white wine grape of northern Italy, until I drank this wine. What drew me to this bottle was the name BRUNO GIACOSA. One of the most prestigious names in all of Italian wine, I figured if this producer is interested in working with the Arneis (ahr-NAYs) grape, it’s gotta be pretty cool, at least... Read more →
Close your eyes … you might think you’re drinking a high quality Champagne. Except that this wine isn’t French, it’s Italian. Except that this bubbly is not $50, but it’s less than $20. Except that this isn’t Champagne at all, it’s an ADAMI Prosecco. A winery located in the prestigious Italian region of Veneto (VEH-neh-toh), of... Read more →
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