The Yalumba Y Series Viognier 2014 is dry and full bodied with notes of citrus peels and apricots.
I was honored to be invited to be a judge in the annual Maryland Governor’s Cup for the seventh year in a row. Judging is a wine competition is both a lot of fun and a lot of work
Wine Folly put together this informative color chart. Not only does it name the colors of wine, it tells you what the colors mean for flavor
Millstone Rhuberry Strawberry, Winter Banana Apples, Rhubarb Monkton, Maryland Price: $16.00 Millstone Cellars teased me all through strawberry season with their Facebook profile picture. The picture of flats of strawberries was to herald the imminent arrival of their Rhuberry Cider. Alas, I had to wait until late June for the opportunity to snag a bottle. Rhuberry is made from… Continue reading Millstone Rhuberry : Wine Wednesday Review
Ruta 22 2013 Malbec Argentina Price: $11.99 You know I like my red wine to have junk in the trunk. Malbec—especially Malbec from Argentina—has junk in the trunk. Ruta 22 is no exception. It is deep purple in the class. The nose yields cherries and blackberries. This wine is jammy and round. The palate reveals… Continue reading Ruta 22 Malbec : Wine Wednesday Review
Wine is delicious. But learning about it can be daunting. Especially when you hear an oenophile waxing poetic about the nose, color and tastes of different wines.
What’s a wine newbie to do? Winefolly has put all the basics of buying, serving and drinking wine into one jam-packed infographic. This infographic (which is also available as a print) has all the things: types of wines, deciphering a wine label, serving temperatures…okay seriously it covers too much to list. Peruse this handy guide and sip like a pro!