Rueda: nothing but vineyards as far as the eye can see (with the occasional solar power station). The route between Rueda and Serrada taken from Bing Maps No one goes to Rueda. Your internationally travelled friends will never come back with stories of Rueda. It’s a place where few outsiders will venture, even if the… Continue reading The Wines of Rueda, Spain
Verdejo (“Vurr-day-ho”) is an uncommon, light-bodied white wine that grows almost exclusively in Spain. The wine is an outstanding alternative to wines like Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio, with surprising changes in flavors coming with age. Find out more about Verdejo, where it grows, what it tastes like, and excellent food pairings. TIP: Verdejo is… Continue reading Taster’s Guide to Verdejo Wine
If you’re a fan of crisp, fresh, aromatic, fruity white wines with clean herbaceous notes, you’ll want to reach for a Verdejo. The grape is predominantly grown in Rueda, Spain, where careful harvesting and vinification techniques are instrumental to maintaining its crisp, lively style, as the grape is prone to easy oxidation. Very similar in… Continue reading Featured Grape: Verdejo
We decided to make some wine cocktails for St. Patty’s day that are actually good. They’re awesome because 3 out of 4 of them use fruit and vegetables for their brilliant green color. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did (while making this video)! //fast.wistia.com/embed/medias/0gnxe21h01.jsonp//fast.wistia.com/assets/external/E-v1.js Need the full recipe? Get the… Continue reading St. Patty’s Day Green Wine Cocktails (Video)
Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner – pints of Guinness and tumblers of Whiskey abound! If malted barley isn’t your thing, you might be feeling left out. Fear not. Here are five great St. Patrick’s Day food and wine pairings that will keep you chewing and sipping in tune with your favorite Irish… Continue reading Wine Pairings With Irish Food
Beyond the use of artificial colorings, can red and white grapes be made into wine of other colors? We live in a colorful world. No one knows this better than Saint Patrick’s Day revelers, ready to douce green food dye in everything and anything within arms reach. Green beer? Definitely! Green eggs and ham? Gross,… Continue reading Is Green Wine Really Wine?
Here are 4 wine cocktails that will make your St. Patrick’s Day super green. These drinks are great because they aren’t too sweet or alcoholic, which makes them great for your St. Patty’s Day party. Shamrock Champagne Cocktail Ingredients 1 oz Midori 4 oz sparkling Melon balls Sweetness: Medium Sweet Directions: Use a cocktail jigger… Continue reading 4 Green Wine Cocktails For St. Patrick’s Day