Up next on our alphabetical challenge is Chenin Blanc, a white grape that doesn’t get much attention here domestically, but it is one that is definitely worthy of shelf space in your cellar or wine closet.
When it hits wine o’clock in our household it’s usually still light out, and that means we’re pouring a crisp, vibrant white. The one we’ve been finding in our glass lately is Muscadet.
A Trader Joe’s wine tasting has turned up a fantastic white, a surprising Brunello, two bargain-priced Amarones that are repeat buys, and two that are on the “do not call back” list.
Getting to know French wine is kind of like dating. In the beginning, making the right choice amongst so many options can be paralyzing. There is anxiety, perplexing decisions, and confusion. I mean, let’s face it, the labels alone on French wine practically need a decoder with… Continue Reading “Blinded by the Banks of Bordeaux”