THIS was how wine was to be tasted, and I have to say that even after three decades, I learned that I had been doing it all wrong!
Kathleen had never been to Virginia, but we sip wine together regularly, so introducing her to wines from the other coast seemed like a no-brainer.
We met the owner, other consultants, and like-minded wine drinkers who’d come to celebrate the return of group (albeit small) tastings.
We’ve discovered the smaller places can be well worth the stop .. at least when it comes to wine.
There’s a whole world out there waiting to be explored. Sip the wine, be awed by the view and enjoy the stories along the way.
Choosing a winery to visit among the seemingly endless list in California can be a challenge. We sought out Far Niente because we enjoy their wines and we embrace the Italian belief of “dolce far niente” … the sweetness of doing nothing.
We stepped onto the patio to a table set for two adorned with a fresh glass for each of the wines we would taste and shaded by an umbrella.
With the COVID-19 pandemic taking away our ability to be among friends, a virtual wine tasting becomes a suitable brunch replacement.
How can you practice social distancing and still attend a wine tasting? A wine importer uses a little creativity to host a worldwide event.
Springtime is festival time. When the weather turns warmer, we all want to get out into the sun and soak up some warmth. What better place to do that than a festival?