Start Your French Wine Study With Beaujolais – #Winophiles

This month's #Winophiles is staring the year with great ideas for newcomers to French wines. There are so many great posts that will be part of this series with lots of educational information for all. Jeff, from FoodWineClick.Com has already written some extensive ones which you can find here and here. My approach to this... Continue Reading →

Monday Musings: Wine Tariffs and the Havoc they will Wreak in the Industry

While some in the media portray the wine industry as overwrought with much ado about nothing as it contemplates 100% Tariffs on European wines, others take a more nuanced approach such as Jon Bonné in this recent piece on CNN.com. Where he talks about the economic harm that the tariffs will create in terms of... Continue Reading →

Wine Wednesday: The House of Lustau

Today's Wine Wednesday is about the House of Lustau's wines which were part of a certification program which I completed this summer during the Society of Wine Educators annual conference. This historic family's history began in 1896 with the planting of grapes on the family’s state - Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza by Emilio Lustau.... Continue Reading →

Buona Befana!!

Gearing up for the end of the winter holidays, everyone makes numerous resolutions, including me. One of mine is to write more copy on this blog and posting on other people's blogs. Thank goodness for the blogging groups I participate in #ItalianFWT, #WinePW, #Winophiles, without which I think I may have stopped writing. I love... Continue Reading →

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