Category Archives: Wine

Three Facts About Sherry Wine and Why You Need to Try a Bottle

Amontillado Oloroso Palo Cortado Jerez Xeres sherry

Why don’t people drink (more) sherry? It’s not common on wine lists and most likely, not in personal cellars either. A cinch to pair with foods, here are three main dishes and facts about the wine made in Andalusia.

Champagne Anytime With Briaux Lenique

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champagne Briaux Lenique Perle de Craie

Champagne– the word alone elicits reactions and thoughts that often put it into a ‘special occasions only’ box. Yet, life is short and the world unfolds in strange ways. So I do not hesitate to pop a cork and enjoy the present moment because every day is infinitely rich and beautiful. Especially when a fall day seems more like summer… Read more »

Two Sides of Maury in Roussillon: Sweet and Dry (#Winophiles)

Les Vignerons de Maury

In the northwest of Roussillon touching the Languedoc, the small wine region Maury sits in the remote Agly Valley Hills. Wine was introduced here in 600 B.C. by the Phoenicians and Greeks. Historically, neither the Cathars nor Knights Templar came out alive, but the wines produced there did, and are some of the best in Roussillon today. (The above photo… Read more »