This time we’re heading back to France for a red varietal called Petit Verdot. Though it can certainly hold its own as a single-varietal wine, it’s probably best known as one of the six Bordeaux grapes, hanging around with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Carménère (though this last one is more rare). Petit … Continue reading Wine 34: Petit Verdot
What a conundrum...to feature a wine that's just a red blend (aside from the Bordeaux blend) or not? Well, one taste of this wine gave me the answer I needed: DO IT! It was years ago when I first heard about Conundrum wine, when I worked for a company who conducted market research on restaurant … Continue reading Wine 12: California Red Blend
It's still cold outside, but what I'm pouring in my glass will definitely warm you from the inside out! Join me as I explore a petite sirah from California.