I wish I had a glass of wine for every time someone has said to me “I don’t know anything about wine, but I like to drink it.” My response is generally “What kind of wine do you like: red or white?” To which the usual response is: “I like Cabernet or …
One of our goals in developing the LEX 530 Metropolitan Event Center was to be able to host our own events and support other events or organizations we care about. We are also hosting our own corporate wine dinners for friends and corporate clients; we are helping other companies host wine dinners for their own clients…Becker Estate, German dinner, Hooked, LEX 530 Wine & Dinner Club, Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Vetliner
Over the years of writing my blog I have said many times the main purpose of the blog is to inform and educate all of us, myself included, on all things to do with wine. One of my fun topics and missions is to introduce you to different varietals of wine. In the past we have discussed Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Chablis and so on. Today I have selected a new wine/grape to report on called Grenache (pronounced “gra-nosh”) which is a relatively unknown grape in the United States…Dark Star Cellars, Grenache, red wine
One evening several weeks ago I was rummaging around in my wine cellar looking for a bottle of wine to drink that evening and I came across a bottle of Three Clicks Malbec from Napa made by Bruce Devlin, one of our winemakers. I hadn’t had any Malbec recently so it quickly became…2014 Achaval-Ferrer Finca Bella Vista Malbec, 2016 Cepas Privadas Limited Edition Argentinean Malbec, 3 Clicks, France, Malbec, red wine
Another wine characteristic that we all should be familiar with is a wine’s body. A wine’s body simply refers to how heavy or viscous it feels in your mouth. It is important that I mention that a wine’s body relates specifically to how it feels…full-bodied, light-bodied, medium-bodied, mouth feel, wine's weight
Wishing all of you a safe and happy 4th of July holiday! I hope you try some new wines and share good memories with friends and family!