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March Food Holidays & Wine Pairing Guide

March Food Holidays & Wine Pairing Guide

Ready For Your March Food Holidays & Wine Pairing Guide? This post contains affiliate links. For more information, read my disclosure here. From appetizers to soups, breakfast food to dinner favorites, and all your favorite styles of desserts – March has a food holiday for you!  […]

Catching Up With Carménère: Your Quick Guide To Vine & Wine

Catching Up With Carménère: Your Quick Guide To Vine & Wine

  Grape Carménère   Color Black   Regions Chile, Italy, China.  Limited plantings can be found in France, New Zealand, Washington and California.   Soil Type Sandy or other easy draining soils.  Carménère does poorly when over-watered.   Viticulture Carménère was originally one of the six […]

Review at Length: Montes Wines Purple Angel 2010

Review at Length: Montes Wines Purple Angel 2010

Montes Wines Purple Angel 2010 Colchagua Valley, Chile $69.99, average 4/5   The Super Carmenère of Montes This superb wine represents a whole new dimension for Carménère, the long-lost grape variety that recently resurfaced in Chile after being presumed extinct in Bordeaux, its original home. […]

Weekly Wine Wednesdays (9/27/17)

Weekly Wine Wednesdays (9/27/17)

Who’s ready for October? This post contains affiliate links.  For more information, read my disclosure here.   Many of us are ready to say goodbye to summer – enough with the humid, muggy air ruining our hair and makeup and burning our skin as we […]