Tag: wine

Riding High with Organic Argentine Wines

Category: Wine Buzz / March 24, 2019

Jean Bousquet, a third generation French winemaker, traveled to Argentina in the early 90’s and fell in love with a very particular area named the Gualtallary zone of Tupungato, sub-region of Mendoza’s Uco Valley. Sitting 4,000 feet in the Andean foothills, these high-elevation grape vineyards are considered to produce some of the finest wines in Mendoza.

Thanksgiving – An American Family Tradition

Category: Wine Buzz / March 24, 2019

On the Central Coast of California, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is where you will see the best views of the rugged Pacific coastline. This area is also home to the Paso Robles wine region. Once known primarily for cattle ranches and grain fields, the region also has a rich history of grape growing by true American farmers.

American Sparkling Wine

Category: Wine Buzz / March 24, 2019

Listen carefully - the sound at your next gathering may very well be a “pop” coming from a bottle of bubbly made right here.

The Latest Rising Star

Category: Wine Buzz / March 24, 2019

Following the second annual Taste Tours Tuscany last spring at Casali di Bibbiano, a magnificent Italian country estate and winery, I headed to Umbria, a lesser-known but equally wonderful wine region. My trip was focused on learning more about Sagrantino, a red wine grape that has been making a lasting impression.