Greetings and Salutations! Welcome to our next cocktail series, aptly titled AlcoHOLidays.
See what I did there? Of course you do! After all, you’re incredibly intelligent (I mean, you must be, you read this blog!) and it’s too early to be that far into your cups already, right?
So for this series we’ll be taking a look at holidays from …[more...]
Our last stop on the rosé-glasses tour is Portugal, with the surprising Gazela Rosé.
Surprising for a couple of reasons, in fact. First, when I opened the bottle there was a hint of effervescence, something I was (obviously) not expecting but not something I minded either. The next, immediate, thing I noticed was that the scent of the wine …[more...]
By the time I got home, last night, I was more than ready to kick off my shoes (ironic, as I’d just been to the opening of our local DSW and found the holy grail of show shopping: red tag clearance on Nine West kitten heels) and pour myself a glass of something tasty.
But what would it be? We …[more...]
Many, many years ago I was at some local event with my then-boyfriend (seriously, no clue why we were there; concert? party?) and they had a cash bar.* This was before I discovered my love of red wines and well before Pinot Noir was as plentiful as it is, today, so I asked if they had white wine. They did. …
This sounds like the sequel to Batman but it’s not. Total Wines & More, a big box wine chain, will open a second Tucson store located at 5870 E. Broadway on August 23
The Next Generation means the store offers an uber tech experience such …[more...]
So we’re kicking off our Rosé reviews with something I never thought I’d utter on this blog:
a box wine
Wait! Before you go, here me out?
Many of us who love wine, even those of us who love wine on an “unsophisticated” level, love the process that goes with the wine. The foil cover, the corkscrew, the cork. Letting …[more...]
We’ve done the reds, we’ve done the whites, now it’s time to tread the middle and meet the Rosés.
Rosés (Spanish: rosado, Italian: rosato, N.America: sometimes blush) are, generally speaking, a wine with more of a white wine profile from traditionally red wine grapes. And Rosé can be produced in three ways–two of which I knew about.
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Do you want to know what is on the horizon as far as wine trends? The following was submitted by guest blogger Joe Gilmour. Thank you Mr. Gilmour.
Future wine trends circa 2200 by Joe Gilmour
Assuming we are not consuming all of our meals and liquids in powdered form in the 23rd century, …[more...]