Category: seasonal

Lambrusco is an example of a red wine you can …

Lambrusco is an example of a red wine you can chill a bit before you enjoy.

Is your ice bucket stocked?

Is your ice bucket stocked?

South African Chenin Blanc is excellent and gr…

South African Chenin Blanc is excellent and great for the summer.

Chenin Blanc is another good summer wine, espe…

Chenin Blanc is another good summer wine, especially if you want a little (but not too much) sweetness in your life.

Picpoul de Pinet is a light, fresh white wine …

Picpoul de Pinet is a light, fresh white wine from France that is great for cooling down on a warm day.

Soave is an Italian white wine fit for the sum…

Soave is an Italian white wine fit for the summer. It used to be more or less a simple table wine for hot days, but production has seen somewhat of a renaissance in the past few years which has resulted in higher quality wines hitting the shelves. Replace your weekly Pinot Grigio with a different white italian wine. You’ll still be refreshed and will try something new.

If you want a nice Sauvignon Blanc alternative…

If you want a nice Sauvignon Blanc alternative for the summer, try Vermentino. It is a crisp, tart, light, citrus-y Italian white you can enjoy chilled. Try it with light snacks or delicate fish filet.

A cool rosé will also satisfy many summer sipp…

A cool rosé will also satisfy many summer sippers.

Always a good view.

Always a good view.

I see a lot of summer wine cocktail recipes wh…

I see a lot of summer wine cocktail recipes which include citrus fruit and mint in their ingredients. It makes sense; go with what you find most refreshing!