Category : Wine

Tourtiere and wine pairings

What says Christmas  Season more than tables full  with steaming, flaky, busting-out-the-crusty-corners pies? Tourtieres, chicken and  pot pies, syrupy fruit pies, sugar pies. In history, that food group may just be the most glorious kitchen creation in gastronomy. According to ...

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Mad about Alsatian wines

I am horrified by myself. How is it possible that in 4 years of wine writing, I haven’t reviewed much wine from a beloved region that I recommend to everyone? I should fire myself for this gross oversight!   When I first ...

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Umbria’s secret wines

Umbria is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy and yet waiting to be discovered. Often well known  as the “green heart of Italy” the region has verdant, rolling hills dotted with ancient hill-towns – such as Assisi, Perugia ...

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Crystal Head Vodka recipes for the Halloween season

Nothing suits Halloween better than ghouls and skulls…but when those skulls are filled with vodka, that’s a Halloween fete you don’t want to miss! Below are three devilish tasting cocktails from Crystal Head Vodka that create the perfect spook-tastic ambiance ...

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American wine comes of age

Most people that know a bit about wine know  about the wines of Napa Valley and Sonoma. These two popular viticulture areas and other lesser known  grape-growing regions in sunny California account for a vast majority of the wines produced ...

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12 Wines for Fall Drinking

By Marco Giovanetti So many of us wine lovers look forward to fall and the arrival of cooler weather. The seasonal vegetables and fruits shift to a richer and more savory flavor, and our cooking style change as well. With the ...

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