Tag: white wine

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 […]

50 Shots of America–California

Goldrush The 31st state, California, was ceded to the US as a result of the Mexican-American war and became a state on September 9, 1850. I had the opportunity to visit The Golden State a few years ago but there are places there still on my list to visit.. When I got back from San […]

Sips & Shots: Sangria

A fruited wine beverage, Sangria has as many variations as it has makers. The downside, generally speaking, is that to make good Sangria you need time. Namely, time for the fruit to mix and meld with the other ingredients. But what if you want Sangria now, and you’ve got all the parts but you’d rather […]