TIP OF THE DAY: Rosé Wine Ideas For Mother’s Day

[1] Sparkling rosé for Mother’s Day, Pata Negra also has a beautiful bottle (photo courtesy Pata Negra). [2] The different shades of rosé wines depend on the types of grapes and length of skin contact (photo courtesy JotDot). [3] Ditto! (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [4] Riedel’s new Fatto A Mano pink-stemmed rosé glass (photo courtesy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Texas Wines

Recently we attended a tasting of Texas wines from 14 wineries, held in New York City. If you’re not familiar with Texas wines, it’s because the residents of Texas buy up much of the production, leaving little to distribute elsewhere (check on Wine.com and other online etailers). Production from this relatively new wine area has…
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PRODUCT: Louis Pommery California, Great Sparkling Wine

What do you do when you’re a well-known Champagne house that wants to grow, but is constrained by lack of land and legal restrictions in the Champagne province of France? Head to vineyards in the New World! Some, including Mumm, Moët et Chandon, Roederer and Taittinger, have found success bringing their time-honored craft to the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Party Wines

For a Halloween party idea—or to augment the gathering you’ve already planned—look for holiday-themed bottles of wine. There are dozens of choices available nationwide—typically the winery’s existing wines with special labels. The Church Of Halloween presents 51 different wines with Halloween-theme labels. Some examples: Cabernet Sauvignon: Bat’s Blood, Chateau du Vampire, Freakshow Chardonnay: Bewitched, Ghostly…
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