How Will You Celebrate Cabernet Franc Day?

How Will You Celebrate Cabernet Franc Day?

It is hard to believe that it December is almost here. Although, I feel like it has been an eternity getting here, since there has been Christmas decorations in the stores since before Halloween! Thankfully, the holiday season is almost upon us, but more importantly, Cabernet Franc Day is almost here. I say this all…

Back to Basics: A Cabernet Franc Primer #WinePW
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Back to Basics: A Cabernet Franc Primer #WinePW

Is there anyone who thought that when Robin Bell Renken chose Back to School as the theme for the September #WinePW chat, that I would not be talking about Cabernet Franc?! We were asked to pick a subject on wine and put together a fun educational piece to expand your wine knowledge! I thought a…

Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc; The Love Story

Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc; The Love Story

Only two days until #CabFrancDay! Join us on Twitter this Friday, December 4th! Follow using #CabFrancDay. We will be hosting a twitter chat at 5pm PT followed by a get to know the winemakers chat at 6pm PT! Show everyone your Cab Franc Love and together we’ll show that Cabernet Franc is #MoreThanABlendingGrape!!  I hope…

Join in the #CabFrancDay Celebration

#CabFrancDay is nearly here! Let us all celebrate the grape! I am on a mission to prove that this variety is “More Than a Blending Grape!”  In France, the variety is called Breton, Véron, Noir dur, Bouchy, Bouchet, Gros Bouchet, Carmenet, Grosse Vidure, Messanges rouge, and Trouchet noir. In Italy, it is known as Bordo and Cabernet…

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Cabernet Franc; the Versatile Cab #WinePW

Cabernet Franc better than its son What makes Cabernet Franc so much better than his son, Cabernet Sauvignon? In one word; “Versatile.” When people say, Cabernet, most people think Sauvignon. They tend to gravitate towards the “King of Reds” rather than think a little outside the box.  Cabernet Franc often isn’t even in the mix. But, I’m…