Basic Wine Guide Chart

WINE+WEDNESDAY=WINESDAY This Wednesday we pay tribute to a lovely blog we crossed over last week on Stumbleupon, our new favorite website. This is a break down of your elementary understanding, a sweet little beginners basic wine guide to get the gist of things before expanding into the great unknown that is wine. There’s not much more…

Chenin Blanc with Rice Pilaf & Gingered Whitefish Recipe

Spring has sprung and fish is on the menu. Eating a light fare is on the top of everyones list to acquire that summer body, but eating healthy should not be incumbent on sacrificing flavor. With this whitefish recipe you can cook for two or just as easily have an impressive dinner party for eight…

Brunello & handmade harissa pasta.

 It’s Wednesday again, and what is more “winesday” than an exquisite Brunello and hand crafting an herb infused pasta? Sangiovese, or sanguis jove as derived from Latin and translated as the blood of jove; jupiter; the king of the gods, is an italian grape varietal grown through most of southern Italy.  A Rosso di Montalcino is made exclusively from Sangiovese…

1991 Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva

This Winesday we have the honor of Publishing a featured article by restauranteur and sommelier Cecily Barber. As our good friend, she has been a great supporter of our little growing blog and when we requested a Winesday editorial she graciously provided. Share This:

Starting a Wine Cellar Vol.4 (The Bubbly Guide $10-50)

Champagne is such a versatile wine that at nearly all times it suits my temperament. Call it champagne, Bubbly, Champs, Prosecco, Cava, Espumante, Frizzante, Sekt, Pezsgő, Sovetskoye Shampanskoye, Sparklers, there are many names by region for Sparling Wine and I enjoy them all! This post is the fourth in the Winesday series on building a catalog of…

Winesday | Starting a Wine Cellar Vol. 3 (Wines $16-$24)

Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” ― Ernest Hemingway. This post is the third in…

Winesday | Starting a Wine Cellar Vol. 2 (Wines $15 and under)

The nexus of wine sales has shifted drastically in the 21st Century putting America on the map as the worlds top wine consumer, and as previously stated consumer wine trends reports that the average bottle of wine purchased in America is between $11-$15  ( €7-10, £ 6-9).  This division of economically priced wine is a poignant…

Winesday | Starting a Wine Cellar Vol.1 (Wines $10 or less)

Throughout the years we’ve read about the breakdown of the cardinal items of a wardrobe in magazines like Glamour and Details, recently this brought up the conversation “what would be the equivalent in wine?” A wine cellar is like a clothing closet, there are essential pieces and there are the occasional splurge purchases, with that…

Winesday | Napa Valley

Can it really have been six months since we’ve drank our weary hearts through Napa Valley? That is far too long ago, the mere thought of this makes me cry inside, for there is nothing like driving down Silverado Trail in Autumn. As we’ve been to Napa half a dozen times we decided that this…