There has been a great deal of positive press about the 2012 California vintage. At this writing, it is still a bit early to judge many of the wines themselves, since most have not yet been released. However, there are some early signs that seem to bear out the great expectations that have been promised. [...]
You just can’t make up your mind. Red wine? White wine? Decisions, decisions. It is still summer. Maybe you want a crisp refreshing white. Labor Day weekend is certainly not too late for a nice white wine. Maybe some shrimp on the grill? OK. White. On the other hand, fall is coming. A grilled steak [...]
If you have tasted a Sauvignon Blanc and thought it was wonderful or thought it was terrible, you might not have the same reaction the next time you taste one. Depending on where and how it was made, it can be a different wine.
As we head into the summer months, most people want to move toward lighter foods and lighter wines. I’m not that way myself, but I recognize the logic behind it. So for those of you who won’t have prime rib and red wine from June to October, I’m here for you.