Affordable Sparkling from Scharffenberger to Ring in 2021

Last Minute Sparkling Idea! My apologies for the late post, if you’re on your way to pick up some sparkling wine for New Years Eve, here’s one to consider: Scharffenberger Cellars. Early April through the end of October, I tasted a LOT of sparkling wines in preparation for a WSET exam. You name it, Prosecco, … Continue reading

Louis Jadot on Both Sides of the Pond #Winophiles

French Winophiles Explore Oregon to Bourgogne (Burgundy) Connection This month, our French Winophiles are taking a virtual trip from Bourgogne to the Willamette Valley in Oregon, shadowing the trips made by some well known Bourgogne wineries, Domaine Joseph Drouhin and Domaine Louis Jadot. Join our group as we search for French influence in the Willamette … Continue reading

Savino Wine Carafe Review

Wine Preservation The joke among wine enthusiasts involves “Leftover wine, what’s that???” Truth be told, we often don’t finish a bottle. If we’re going to be finishing the wine in a day or two, I’ll usually just put a stopper in the bottle and put it in the fridge.¬† I also use a Coravin if … Continue reading