Cheese, Holiday Wines, What's In My Glass, wine, Wine and Food Pairing

5280 Wine Tasting with The Mandy Connell Show (And Some Costco Options to Consider)

As we grapple with the latest 2020 has offered up to us, many of us are finding our holiday plans altered or even canceled. Even if your family gathering may not be quite the same as it has been in past years, it can still be a time for celebration, gratitude, good food, and of… Continue reading 5280 Wine Tasting with The Mandy Connell Show (And Some Costco Options to Consider)

What's In My Glass

2010 Dancing Bear Ranch Cab Blend, Cakebread

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

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Wine 201: A Follow Up to Wine 101

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