The Red Wine Edition We previously discussed Old World and New World wine styles in relation to white wines back in the Sip and Swirl April 2022 edition. Now it’s time to jump into red wine exploration! While most American wine consumers … [Read more...] about Do You Love Old World or New World Wines?
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Recently, my husband opened up a bottle of Meiomi Pinot Noir (which I think was $22 at the grocery store), and he immediately said, “Ah. It’s sweet.” I’m not entirely sure if I was the one that alerted my husband to the increasing concentration … [Read more...] about Introducing the “International Style” of Red Wine
Have you ever had a dessert and wine pairing that left you feeling like the mark was missed? If so, you are not alone! While I don't tend to follow all of the "wine pairing rules," when it comes to chocolate and wine, or dessert pairings, I … [Read more...] about Pairing Chocolate with Wine
Holiday get-togethers are happening. That means the wine is flowing! One of the largest stressors I hear from people is knowing what kind of wine to bring to a festivity when they are asked to supply a wine. There’s so much apparent pressure to … [Read more...] about I Need a Wine for a Gathering
Imagine… Going to a party, filled with some of your closest friends and several acquaintances. The host has asked everyone to bring a dish or wine for the group to try. Not really sure what to prepare, you opt for a wine. But then the host tells … [Read more...] about Are Wines Bottled with a Screw Cap Good?