A go-to bottle of Pinot Noir under $15 is almost impossible to come by, especially if the wine says it was made in one of the world’s premiere Pinot Noir regions, like California’s Russian River Valley. What you usually find at the $15 price point is a Pinot that is overly extracted, insanely ripe and sweet, […]
Could there be a more heart-healthy meal than Salmon paired with a delicious Pinot Noir? We don’t think so. Thanks to the Omega 3 Fatty Acids from the salmon and the resveratrol in the wine, you’re not only eating something that’s delicious; you’re also doing something that’s good for your health! And this recipe couldn’t be simpler. […]
German wine is nearly synonymous with Riesling, but there’s one region in Germany where Riesling is actually a rarity. South of the more famed regions of Mosel and Rheingau, and just miles across the border from Alsace, is Germany’s warmest, sunniest region: Baden.
We’re all on a constant search for that go-to bottle of $20 red for whatever life throws at us: dinner party, movie night or even just a bad day at work. There’s nothing worse than taking a gamble on a $20 bottle at your local wine shop that ends in disappointment. Fear not. We’ve found […]
Sparkling wine that’s good enough to drink on its own yet economical enough to make brunch cocktails with? And it’s made domestically? We’re interested. What if we also told you that it was made in the traditional method champenoise style? Sold. Gruet’s Blanc de Noirs is enticingly tasty and just as affordable. This New Mexican […]
You’ve almost definitely tried a wine from Oregon, whether you found it at your local grocery store, wine boutique, or a top sommelier has recommended one to you.
White wine is white wine, right? Maybe to ”Cab-4-Life” haters. But as anyone who actually drinks a variety of white wines knows, there’s a literal globe of expressions out there. In fact, it would be a lot easier to catalogue our experiences (and have some verbal ammo for the white wine haters) if only the […]
I first heard about Elk Cove Vineyards Pinot Noir from my brother. He had come across the bottle at his local wine shop while looking for a Pinot Noir that was in his price range, which was around $20, for a date he had that same night.
Despite Oregon’s reputation as America’s world-class Pinot Noir region, the state makes a shockingly small amount of wine compared to its gigantic Southern neighbor, California. In part, that’s thanks to the Golden State’s colossal size and focus on agriculture, but its equally attributable to climatic differences. In the case of Pinot Noir, it’s a difference […]