An Overview of Mexican Wine Country

Believe it or not, Mexico makes wine too! The first vineyards in North America were planted in Mexico. Here’s a little overview of what’s to know about modern Mexican wine country. Modern Mexican Wine Grapes were first planted in Mexico during the 16th century by the Spanish. Despite the region’s long history, the advance of… Continue reading An Overview of Mexican Wine Country

Bring On The Dry Riesling

Riesling is a grape you either love to love or love to hate. Those who love Riesling appreciate it for its pronounced aromatics and food-friendliness. Sweeter style Rieslings make a perfect accompaniment to spicy dishes, such as Asian foods. The often overlooked drier styles of Riesling pair well with light meats and fish. The most… Continue reading Bring On The Dry Riesling

7 Things You Do When You’re A Wine Geek

Those of us who love wine are not always aware of how our appreciation changes the way we view the world. Sure, we might limit our vacations to areas near wine regions or spend a little more time reading the fascinating histories of certain wines. But sometimes we might take things a step further too–a step… Continue reading 7 Things You Do When You’re A Wine Geek

Featured Wine: Nebbiolo

The most popular Nebbiolo-based wines, Barolo and Barbaresco, are quite expensive. Luckily, you can get your cherry, tar, and rose-fix from a few other regions where there are more pocketbook-friendly options. The neighboring regions such as Roero, Gattinara, Ghemme, Nebbiolo d’Alba and Langhe in Piedmont, as well as Valtellina in Lombardy, are made with 70-100%… Continue reading Featured Wine: Nebbiolo

Wine Coffee? This Isn’t Even an April Fools’ Joke

April Fools’ Day is upon us. Time to brace for the onslaught of stupid office pranks, phony news stories, and a slurry of [bad] jokes. You might think we at Wine Folly are just contributing to the madness with the headline. But, rest assured, this wine-based beverage is actually real. We can’t believe it either.… Continue reading Wine Coffee? This Isn’t Even an April Fools’ Joke