Plain and simple: Wine decanting is a controversial topic. As in most cases with wine, it comes down to your personal palate and enjoyment. In this blog post I break down the why (sediment removal, aeration and presentation) and then teach you how to properly decant. Enjoy!
A Review of the 2002 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon When you are as passionate about wine as I am, it’s difficult…well almost impossible…to keep me out of the wine section of any store I visit. Such was the case back in 2007 when I was wandering through the aisles of the wine section of […]Beringer Private Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, wine discoveries
It is said that the good times flow at wine dinners. After falling off dramatically in the past recession, it seems that wine dinners are quickly regaining their popularity these days. More and more restaurants are hosting wine dinners. And why not? Wine dinners that are done properly can be, and are, great fun, educational […]Fat Cam's at Garver Lake, food and wine, Timothy's in Union Pier, wine dinners
When my daughter Elizabeth and I put on our wine distributor hats, one of the fun things we get to do is work (I say ‘work’ tongue in cheek) wine tastings and wine dinners. In today’s post we are going to explore the top tips to help you get the most out of wine tastings. […]top 10 tips, wine tastings
This blog is dedicated to discussing the three wines that I am a vintner of: the Glenwood Cellars’ Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc and my flagship wine, the Tiedemann Signature Series red wine. I make these wines with winemaker Brian Nuss (the Glenwood Cellars wines) and winemaker Sean Larkin (the Tiedemann Signature Series) […]Cabernet Sauvignon, Glenwood Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc, Tiedemann Signature Series
I don’t believe I woke up one morning and said, “Geez, I think I will make wine in Napa Valley.” The making of my own wines wasn’t an instant inspiration. My desire to make wine came over time; from enjoying a particular taste of wine and the challenge to see if I could make a […]Brian Nuss, Sean Larkin, winemaking