I sit here, stunned at the pictures of Our Lady...Notre Dame Cathedral, one of my favorite places in Paris, consumed by flames. All I can do is weep.
Not by choice, but necessity. This was one of many wines that had compromised corks. Sigh. But...it was good we opened it. The fruit still shines...vanilla and cherry cola notes, with hints of ginger, allspice, and black pepper on the nose. On the pallet, the vanilla cola and cherry tobacco sing, thanks to balanced tannins… Continue reading 2010 Dancing Bear Ranch Cab Blend, Cakebread
My world suffered a significant loss this week... After an amazing getaway to Ojo Caliente with my husband to celebrate our 18th wedding anniversary, we returned home to an overheated house. And when I say overheated, I mean a HOT house. The furnace never turned off (that will be a fun gas bill!) while we… Continue reading Losing Wine…How to Say Goodbye when Tragedy Strikes
Here are the terms, in order, that I reviewed on the 23 Mar 19 podcast over at Ladies Chit Chat Club. Varietal is a term used to describe a single type of Vitis Vinifera or wine grape. Vitis Vinifera is the Latin name for wine producing grapes that originated in the Viticulture is the process of growing… Continue reading Wine 201: A Follow Up to Wine 101