Category: Wine Parties

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THE TRAVELING SOMM: A Somm's Love Letter To You
How to read between the lines of the Sommelier profession Dear Lover of Wine: You’re probably familiar enough with what a somm is, but are you utilizing our skills to your advantage? Likely not,...
Spring Wines for Your Spring Lamb
Tender lamb is the cornerstone of many a spring menu. Its gamey flavor brings a certain richness to entrées that is very welcome after a winter of meat and potatoes. Of course, it also...
Red Wine & Chinese New Year Party
You may be thinking red wine and Chinese food? Yes! This pairing works if you choose the right wines. Sure, you can go the well-known Riesling or sparkling white route. But we decided to...
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Friendsgiving Wine Party: Riesling Style
November is a great time for Riesling. There really is no better grape to pair with the sweet succulence of poultry, earthiness of root vegetables, and baking spices of Thanksgiving. This sweetness beautifully balances...
Wine Party of the Month: A Vouvray Picnic in September
If you like Chenin blanc, you’ll love Vouvray since they're made from the same grape varietal. This exciting wine can be found in sparkling, dry (sec), and semi-sweet (demi-sec). All styles generally have notes...
What to Drink on the Grass
Man, I love it when the weather turns warmer, when spring takes hold. There are many reasons for this affection, of course, but one of my strongest reasons is gastronomic. For when the air...