Coming from the Basque region of Spain, Hondarrabi Zuri is the name of the grape that produces a spritzy, crisp white wine called Txakolina.
Our local wine shop, Tacoma Wine Merchants, is hosting an alphabetical journey through the world of wine, featuring a different varietal or region that sequentially follows each letter of the alphabet. Introducing the first varietal: Albariño.
I wonder if whoever came up with the phrase “shelter-in-place” chose it for the fact that its acronym is SIP? It’s almost like an invitation to drink wine.
And the winners are…my top picks from SAVBOR 2016, a food and wine exhibition featuring the best of Spain.
Our three top faves from a recent wine tasting: Juan Gil 18 Meses Blue Label, Niner Wine Estates Cab Sauvignon, and Pulenta Gran Corte VII Red.
Yeah, we know. White wines just taste better in the summer. It’s not even spring yet, so what gives? We have a basic rule around here. Whites before sunset, reds after dark. That means we’re always looking for a good white, especially an unoaked… Continue Reading “White is the New Red”