Turkey season is upon us So I thought it would be fitting to share some wine suggestion to go with your Thanksgiving meal. Turkey is not a very powerful meat - low in fat and dries out easily. With meat like that, you should try to find a wine that is medium bodied and high... Continue Reading →
In a weekend with A LOT of good wines, there are bound to be a few favorites! I enjoyed most of the wines, but like always there are ones you love and ones you maybe don't like as much. For me round 4, the last round, was the best one. The Veglio 1997 and Altare... Continue Reading →
Do you know why the logo for Azelia are 2 peacocks? I do! Before the winery became a winery, it was a farm. And on this farm were all kinds of animals, including peacocks. And they really liked the idea of bringing some of the past history along when they started making wine.
It may not be a surprise that I spent my time at Vinitaly in the Piemonte section. Many of my friends were there presenting their wines, including of course Giovanni Corino. Their labels were recently "updated" and as you can see they were on display at the fair. As I have tasted all their wines... Continue Reading →
Anyone have any tips on where to buy good wine or restaurants with good wine lists? Any suggestions are welcomed!
What is Uno Per Uno? Literally it means One By One. And that pretty much sums it up. Unoperuno is an Altare wine and they pick the grapes off the stem by hand, one by one. Why? One of the things I love about the Altare family is their innovative spirit and endless energy. A... Continue Reading →