Is There Room in the Wine Market for De-Alcoholized Wine?

Is There Room in the Wine Market for De-Alcoholized Wine?

I recently attended a webinar presented by Gregory and Vine on zero percent wine produced by Giesen Wines in New Zealand. These wines are also known as de-alcoholized wines for an extremely important reason. The wine making process is done exactly the same for the non-alcoholic wines as for their premium wine line.  Giesen Winery was…

Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie DOC Makes Your Day Wonderful

Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie DOC Makes Your Day Wonderful

What comes to mind when you hear Pinot Grigio? There is a misconception that it is a bland, watered down wine. Granted, there are some that fall under that category, but as with everything in this world, knowledge is power. Pinot Grigio knowledge is knowing where to look for quality Pinot Grigio. Those in the…

Looking For An Underrated Sparkling Wine to Brighten Your Day?

Looking For An Underrated Sparkling Wine to Brighten Your Day?

If you have been reading the news in the wine world, you will know that there is a shortage of Champagne coming down the pike. But luckily, there is a wonderful alternative. A Sparkling wine that is honestly underrated and will brighten your day because it over delivers for the cost.  As with everything in…

Celebrate the New Year with Red, White and Bubbles

Italy is an incredible country. What is lacks in size, it makes up in its offerings. Italy’s total area is 116,350 square miles ranking it the 72nd largest country in the world. Compared to the United States, it is a bit smaller than California, which is 163,696 square miles. Italy has 20 administrative regions that…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for Albariño

I remember when I first heard of Albariño and Rias Baixas. I was participating in a wine education program founded by Guy and Tina Morey called Wine Studio. It was 2016 and it was a region that was completely new to me. However, after the session, I was in love. The D.O. itself was created…

Albino Armani Pinot Grigio is Worthy of Your Love

Albino Armani Pinot Grigio is Worthy of Your Love

It has been said that Pinot Grigio is the wine that is loved to be hated. It’s the scapegoat for simple wine. Wine without character. Wine without depth. The catch-all for what’s wrong with supermarket wine.  Well, Albino Armani Pinot Grigio is turning heads and leading the charge in changing that opinion. It is a…

L’Ecole in Walla Walla Proving that it Doesn’t Need to Be French to be Able to Age

L’Ecole in Walla Walla Proving that it Doesn’t Need to Be French to be Able to Age

When thinking about wines that age well, most people think of European wine regions. But when you consider what truly makes a wine age worthy, it isn’t the region, per se… it’s the grapes and equally important, the vintage.  Some grapes are just better than others when it comes to growing old with style. The…

Beauty in a Glass; Soul of a Lion

Beauty in a Glass; Soul of a Lion

Located 2,200 feet above sea level sits a mountain with astonishing views.  A 212-acre hilltop filled with calcareous clay soils and limestone subsoil. The Pacific Ocean, a mere 14 miles away, adds to the remarkable microclimate and cools the vines that are planted at an incredible 56% incline. It is here, in the Adelaida district…