And yes rose is making quite a comeback folks and the guys at Muga do it right. The color alone is alluring-a lovely salmon. Muga Rosado is made from Garnacha, Viura and Tempranillo grapes from the famous Rioja region in Spain. . Notes of tropical fruits with a nice, round mouth feel. Truly satisfying.
Serve as an aperitif with light traditional Spanish tapas, poached salmon or even with a light summer salad. Even More >
Got your fill of Beaujolais? If not, states Georges Duboeuf: “The 2011 Beaujolais Crus are incredibly fresh, balanced, and show more color than usual.” Georges Duboeuf and friends hosted a 2011 Cru Tasting in NYC to show off his newest collection of Beaujolias Crus. “The aromas lead to a very full body on the palate that is voluptuous, generous and enriched by lively tannins that give the wine a flush of youth and contribute structure.”
And voluptuous they were! The Crus, made from 100% Gamay grape represent the finest vineyards from the region: Brouilly, Chénas, Chiroubles, Côte-de-Brouilly, Fleurie, Juliénas, More >
Once a Dionysian, always a Dionysian. It’s a lifelong brotherhood or sisterhood, where members go to yearly Gatherings. No membership fee required but you should be a wine lover ready to share your wine and knowledge. If you are invited, be prepared to show your interest in The Society and go to several Gatherings before formally becoming a Dionysian.
Dionysian International Society has it’s US base in no other than New Jersey as led by Chancellor, Dr. John Mahoney. Dionysian’s share, tell stories and celebrate all things culture; wine, art, food and knowledge. It’s a festive occasion marked by gourmet food, More >
Like we said, it’s time to get ready for the wine event of the year-The New York Wine Expo at the Javits Convention Center. Sample well over 600 wines from around the world. Meet and greet winemakers and attend seminars given by industry leaders.
Not to be missed this year- Mark Oldman, industry leader, wine columnist and Food Network contributor. Mark will be speaking on the undiscovered gems of The Rhone Valley. As an industry leader and known television personality, Mark speaks to sold out audiences about getting out of your wine comfort zone and how to drink bravely.
Oldman is the More >