The Art of Finding Great Value Wines – 5 simple tips

The Art of Finding Great Value Wines – 5 simple tips

Wine doesn’t have to be expensive to to be good. In fact, there are many quality wines for under $10, but there is an art to finding these gems. Though taking a chance on an inexpensive bottle of wine is hardly a risky undertaking, following these simple guidelines...
Judging a Wine by its Label #WineWednesday

Judging a Wine by its Label #WineWednesday

Judging a wine by it’s label is generally not a good idea. I’ve tasted great wines with mundane looking labels and I’ve tasted mundane wines with great looking labels. To me, the world is a better place when the wine label gets it right. Such is the case with Apothic...
Downton Abbey: Pairing Wines with Television Shows

Downton Abbey: Pairing Wines with Television Shows

My wife is a huge fan of the PBS series, Downton Abbey. While I’ve been in the room with her while she watched it, I’ve never really paid attention to it. Since I am usually on my laptop tweeting, or setting my fantasy football lineup, I would be hard pressed to name...
Celebrating Chardonnay Day

Celebrating Chardonnay Day

Chardonnay is the world’s most popular white wine grape and is celebrated each year on May 23 in what is now recognized as National Chardonnay Day.  I’m not sure how National Chardonnay Day came into being, but any grape that is planted on over 400,000...
This Wine is the Cat’s Meow

This Wine is the Cat’s Meow

Lately I’ve been trying to eat a healthier diet. I remain a carnivore, but I’m including more chicken and fish in my diet and and less red meat. I generally prefer red wine, and while there are many reds that pair very well with foul and seafood, my new diet is giving...

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