Wine

Go Green! On St. Patrick’s Day and Everyday!

Saving the Earth is not an option. And winemakers know that.  You can't make a great bottle of wine without Mother Nature on your side.  Working against Her is...

My Conversation with Ovid Winemaker Austin Peterson

I had such a great conversation with Austin Peterson, winemaker at Ovid Vineyards. He's super young, super intelligent and is making super fantastic wines. Peterson is the son of a...

Host a Wine Tasting — It’s Simple and So Fun!

Wine tastings are so fun and can be super easy to pull together. Oh sure, you can hold a formal tasting.  Line glasses up on a preprinted placemat, atop a white table cloth so you...
wine tasting

The Five Ss of Wine Tasting: See, Swirl, Smell, Sip, and Savor

First Up is See This is a long, but good one about wine tasting. Feel free to print it and continue reading it later. Or, just bookmark this page...

Private Label Wine: The Secret Inside

Ever wonder how private label wine is made? We went to Gary’s wine Gary’s Wine & Marketplace in Wayne, NJ, to find out.  Founder and CEO Gary Fisch and his...

Perfect Beach Wines

Enjoying a glass of wine on the beach is pretty darn close to Nirvana for me. And while you can bring anything you want, I love crisp, white wines...
Prosecco

Prosecco: For breakfast, for dieters, or just for the love of it.

What’s so great about Prosecco is that you can start drinking it at breakfast. God bless Giuseppe Cipriani of Harry’s Bar in Venice for creating the Bellini (one part...

Screwtop Wines Are Here To Stay — So Drink ‘Em!

You can no longer eschew a screwtop. Granted, there was a time when it was associated with the supermarket jug wine.  But no more.  Aside from easy open and close,...
BBQ wines

Great Wines for Your Next BBQ

Its BBQ season. Which is just awesome. Because everything tastes better on the grill. And while you're busy running around trying to decide on the menu, don't let picking a wine stress you out. Basically anything...

Here’s Some Homework: Taste 3 Sauvignon Blancs From 3 Different Countries

Happy Sauvignon Blanc Day...again. Truth is -- we can't figure out when the exact holiday is and quite frankly, we don't care.  We'll take any reason to drink more sauvignon blanc.