I have written a number of times in past blog articles on the pros and cons of restaurant wine lists. Having looked at number of restaurant wine lists lately, I thought it might be time to revisit the topic. I continue to be intrigued by wine lists both big and small…
I have written in the past about storing wine in your refrigerator. After seeing a number of bottles Mrs. Tiedemann had stored in our fridge in the garage I thought I needed to revisit the subject. I assume the bottles have been in there for a long time, so what is the chance the wine is still good?chilling wine, wine temperature
National Wine Day is Saturday, May 25th! Celebrate this long Memorial Day weekend with lots of new wines!
One of my goals in writing this wine blog is to educate you on wine and related items. Part of that education process is to introduce you to different wines (typically out of your normal wine window) and try to entice you into trying them. Some are, or will be, popular varietals or blends, while […]Viognier, white wine
When I first started drinking wine back in the early 1990s I wasn’t a fan of red wine at all. I preferred white wines and got a lot of flak from friends about my wine choices. At that time one of my favorite go-to wines was a white wine called Chablis. I liked it a lot and ordered it whenever I could get it…Burgundy region, Chablis, French wine, minerality, white wine
When did you last drink a glass of Merlot wine? For most wine drinkers it was most likely some time ago, if at all. The popularity of Merlot wine started to fall off in the late 1990s into the mid 2000s. This decline took place as Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir grew in popularity and surpassed Merlot. Sales of the wine drove to much lower levels than any other time in the history of the wine…California wines, Merlot, red wine