So recently Andrew and I went on a road trip to pick up a new car and on the way home I realized that I had downloaded the first four episodes of Serial, but hadn’t had a chance to get into it yet.
The new car is equipped with Bluetooth and all that fun stuff and the long drive home was a great chance to start listening to the podcast. But once we got home, we both ended up so busy that we hadn’t been able to finish all 12 episodes.
Well, last night we opened up a fantastic bottle of wine and decided to binge-listen to Serial. (We only got through Episodes 5-9, so DO NOT tell me the ending!) Continue reading Can you unlock the mystery of your favorite wines?
Ever had one of those socially awkward dates? You know the kind: You try every conversation starter you can think of and he gives you flat, one-word answers.
That’s what this wine was like for me.
I was really excited to find such an affordable (about six bucks) imported French wine. After all, the French invented great wine, right? Continue reading Tasting Notes: Revelation Chardonnay 2012
I’m a big fan of sparkling wine and I have to admit I’ve had my share of New Year’s Day “bubbly” hang overs. Nevertheless, I will continue to indulge year after year. Continue reading Tasting Notes: Non-Vintage Laetitia XD Sparkling Wine
The Presidio Viognier has a nice golden color due to aging in natural French oak barrels for 10 months. The outer ring has a very nice clear yellow color to it.
The ‘Nose’ [which is a tasting term that describes the kinds of smells a wine has] include green apple and plum skins, Juniper berry, honeysuckle, bananas flambé, and toffee. Continue reading Tasting Notes: 2011 Presidio Estate Viognier