Argentina is known for many things. From the sexy dance the Tango to the sexy Gauchos (yes, I think that ruggedness is sexy!) From their love affair with futbol to their love of food. But they also are known for
When you think passion what comes to mind? For me it is definitely #wine. That is the same for Carrie Wynkoop of Cellar 503 in Oregon. Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a virtual tasting organized by Kim of
As the summer temperatures rise, more people are looking to cool down with a lovely glass of Rosé. The popularity of rosé has been on the upswing for several years. Many say that it is just a passing trend, however,
You hear it all the time. Wine allows you to travel the world virtually. Wines are all about soil, climate and the vines. Their interaction is what makes each wine unique. When you pour your glass, you can taste the
Susana Balbo received her oenology degree in 1981 and consulted for many wineries prior to beginning her own winery. She is one of the most celebrated females in Argentina. She is hands on for the entire wine making process; planting
Heaven forbid, those words be spoken! As much as oenophiles joke around that it is always wine time, in the real world that just isn't the truth.  There are times when wine is not appropriate. (maybe, your New Year's Resolution
A Misprint Leads to a Name Change CVNE (pronounced Coo-nay), is a shortened version of the Northern Spanish Wine Company (Compañía Vinicola del Norte de España). Founded in 1879 in the Haro district of Rioja by two brothers, the first
Renaissance Fairs and Mead My first experience with mead was at a Renaissance Fair. (yes, in full disclosure, I have attended a Renaissance Fair - actually two!) The fairs were "interesting." I watched as grown men dressed up in tights
Nino Franco has been producing Prosecco for a century! Not only producing it, but killing it! They have been providing wine lovers of the world with delectable bubbles at incredible prices and I, for one, am thrilled to have been
The Thin Veil  As we transition between October and November, so does the thin veil that separates the living from the dead. Many people find as the vegetation browns and the frosts begin to crawl in, this thin veil facilitates