Albariño is a popular white wine grape from Spain, but where else is it grown? Also hear some travel tips to the region of Rías Baixas with our guest speaker, Brooke Herron, from A Different Kind of Travel.
Barolo is the King and Barbaresco is the Queen of Piedmont, so what shall we call Barbera? Barbera is also grown outside of Italy, you’ll learn where!
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June 25, 2020 - Vermentino
Vermentino is an absolutely delicious white grape grown in Italy and is a perfect white wine for summer! Did you know that there are about 20 wineries in California producing this wine as well?
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July 2, 2020 - Gamay
Gamay is a perfect red wine for the summer! It is a light style with few tannins and excellent with a slight chill on it. Come learn about the origins of this grape as well as where we grow it in the United States!
July 9, 2020 - Verdejo
Verdejo is a fantastic grape from Spain and so refreshing when it’s hot out! Come learn all about the grape and the regions it comes from.
July 16, 2020 - Dolcetto
You may think Dolcetto is a sweet wine from its name, but that’s far from the truth. It’s a fantastic red wine for summer, so click on the video to learn about the charming wine from Italy.
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July 23, 2020 - Muscadet
I feel Muscadet is one of the most passed over wine regions by consumers because the wines are fairly inexpensive. An inexpensive wine doesn’t mean it’s “cheap.” The Melon de Bourgogne grape is fantastic for pairing with oysters and other seafood Crudo!
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July 30, 2020 - Nerello Mascalese
Nerello Mascalese is one of my favorite red wines and maybe it’s because I have Italian roots in Sicily, where this grape is primarily grown. If you like Pinot Noir, you will most likely enjoy this wine. It’s lighter in style, but full of character and spice.
Savoie is a mountainous wine region in eastern France, south of Lake Geneva, and borders Switzerland. A popular wine served “après ski” but also a refreshing wine that can be enjoyed during the hot summer months.
Cabernet Franc is one of the noble grapes from Bordeaux, France. It is also grown in the Loire valley as well as other regions in the world as a single varietal. My favorite expression is from Chinon, France.