Tag: Pinot Noir

Meet the Whites: Moscato

A couple New Years’ ago I walked into our local ABC Liquors and asked for something sparkling that wasn’t Brut. The very helpful clerk brought me back to the Italian imports section and pointed out several possible wines, one of which was a Moscato d’Asti, with which we happily rung in the new year. Since […]

Meet the Whites: Riesling

Now we’re into the fun wines! Okay, they’re all fun (when applied liberally) but the sweet wines are lovely in their own right: they go well with desserts! And dessert is often my favorite meal of the day. There’s more to Riesling than just a dessert wine, though, the varietal can be used in everything […]

Meet the Whites: Pinot Grigio

We’re going to kick off this trip down the white wine aisle with a look at the easy-to-drink, easy-on-the pocket book Pinot Grigio. In Northern Italy, as this bottle shows, it’s called Pinot Grigio but in Alsace, France, where it grows especially well, it’s known as Pinot Gris (pronounce GREE). And, yes, it is a […]

Meet the Reds: Pinot Noir

I saved my favorite for last. Yes, I’ve been on a serious Noir kick for the last few years and, once again, it has nothing to do with a certain wine movie I’ve yet to watch. Although, if that had anything to do with Pinot Noirs being easier to find, then, okay, maybe it has […]