NO. 3 VINUM ITALICUM OPERA 2018

“Carpe vinum!” ( from the Latin, “Seize the wine!”) The history of the Tinazzi Winery begins in 1968 with the vision of Eugenio Tinazzi whose desire to establish a high quality family business dedicated to not only the production of fine wines, but also introducing an entire wine-making experience. Built on the shores of LakeContinue reading “NO. 3 VINUM ITALICUM OPERA 2018”

LA CELIA PINOT GRIGIO 2019

Mendoza, Argentina has grown to a stature of a premier region for winemaking in South America. While the dominant variety produced here is Malbec, the (UN) official wine of Argentina, there are other varieties produced, and produced very well. This particular Pinot Grigio is a true standout in a very competitive field. Buoyed by historyContinue reading “LA CELIA PINOT GRIGIO 2019”

THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES OF ALL TIME

For this installment of my blog we need to have a frank discussion. It’s Christmas, a season of love, happiness and joy for most and I just got to thinking about what makes it so. Oh sure there are memories, family, food (of course) and seasonal cheer but there is so much more. And thatContinue reading “THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES OF ALL TIME”

CALIGIORE GRAZIOSO TORRONTES RIOJANO

“The soul of the land turns into wine.” Words the Caligiore Family live by. For so long now Argentina has been producing many indigenous wines. By that I mean that the characteristics of wines produced here are typical of the region, of the tastes of the people. This wine is no exception and is aContinue reading “CALIGIORE GRAZIOSO TORRONTES RIOJANO”

Consider this a preview…

Oh yeah. ‘Tis almost the season. Christmas is a really great time of year for so many different reasons. Food, friends, family, the whole Christmas Spirit thing all makes it a magical time of the year. And the memories. It all adds up. Christmas music is a whole different ballgame though. Everything from rock toContinue reading “Consider this a preview…”

CHATEAU de MACARD BORDEAUX SUPERIOR 2015

Originally posted on Lifesvoyager:
Bordeaux wines refer to any wines produced in the Bordeaux region of southwestern France. Most Bordeaux are reds, but also produced in the region are some whites and a small smattering of rose. Winemaking in this region was originally introduced by the Romans for local consumption, mostly Roman soldiers, and production…

EYZAGUIRRE CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Today I am going to venture into a relatively unknown country, both in general and also as a wine producing nation. The South American country of Chile, (“Chee-lay”) is a relative mystery to most people here in the States. Settled by the Spanish after conquering the native tribes, the country has undergone changes in governmentContinue reading “EYZAGUIRRE CABERNET SAUVIGNON”

CHLOE SAUVIGNON BLANC

“Lemonade should be fresh. Wine needs to be aged.” Me (Old sayings have to start someplace.) So, what’s in a name? Well, the name CHLOE is normally the name of a female and is kind of popular in some offbeat TV series. There was Chloe Mitchell from the Soap, The Young and the Restless, ChloeContinue reading “CHLOE SAUVIGNON BLANC”