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Feel Good Wines

Feel Good Wines

Feel Good Wines There are many opportunities to drink wine, out at a restaurant/bar, a party, or in the comfort of your own home. There are also as many, if not more, wines available than opportunities to enjoy them. How do feel good wines work, you ask? I think that there are a few ways to look at it. In…

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Gifts for the season

Gifts for the season

Gifts for the season It’s that time of year when we start to plan or at least think about what to buy for the ones we love, care about, or drew as a Secret Santa. You would think that the gift of wine would be one of the easiest to give. I’m afraid that we are spoiled for choice and…

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Chocolate from a wine lovers POV

Chocolate from a wine lovers POV

Chocolate from a wine lovers POV Chocolate like wine is a result of fermentation. Once the cacao has been picked the pods are split open and placed on banana leaves on the ground, in pits or in containers. Fermentation takes anywhere from 2-9 days depending on the type and grade of pod. As in wine natural yeasts eat the sugars…

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Lugana

Lugana

Lugana Lugana is a scenic region that produces white wine in the north of Italy. The vineyard area straddles across the regions of Lombardy and Veneto and sits at the southern end of Lake Garda. The grapes that are grown here are referred to as Lugana or Trebbiano di Lugana which are in fact related to Verdicchio. This region has…

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