Posted on 12 September 2009
The thing about pairing spicy food and wine isn’t so much “what should you drink,” but more “what shouldn’t you drink.” Wines to avoid are red wines that are high in tannin, any wine that is high in alcohol, and anything that is heavily oaked. These are all ingredients that fare poorly with a piquant [...]
Posted on 18 August 2009
Just because it’s the middle of August doesn’t mean that your palette must be on a white wine lockdown. Drink red! There are plenty of light-bodied reds that are just as appropriate for the warm weather as many white wines.
I can’t recommend the Gelsomina Lambrusco 2007 enough. Forget the
Riunite that our parents used to [...]
Posted on 13 July 2009
While I understand that sometimes all you want from a glass of wine is something sweet and simple, that doesn’t mean that one’s sense of taste and balance must be tossed out the window. I offer to you the following options for simple, sweet wines that are easy to drink, but won’t insult the intelligence [...]