Posts Tagged: portugal

Feb 10

Episode 11 – Off The Beaten Path

Chicago Sommelier Sara Kay shows off some little-known, delicious, and very affordable wines to see you through to the springtime. La Levraudiere, Muscadet Sevre & Maine. Loire Valley, France This wine has a touch of apricots and a hint of honey with fine crisp acidity. It is fuller in front than normal years because 2008 […]

Jan 10

Episode 9 – Baby It’s Cold Outside!

In this chilly winter episode, we’ll taste some unconventionally crisp and refreshing winter wines, and some more conventional deep warming ones too. Also, look out for sweet wines! Adega Coop, Ponte Barca (Vinho Verde). Portugal. This is a crisp refreshing White, with lively notes of lemon lime, and honeydew melon, with a touch of natural […]

Dec 09

Episode 8 – Bubbly Wines For New Year’s Eve 2009!

In this bubbalicious bubbly tasting, we’ll look at 6 off-the-beaten-path sparkling wines to spice up your New Year festivities! Finca El Retiro, Extra Brut (Chardonnay & Pinot Noir). Mendoza, Argentina. Love it! Cost: $13.99 Castillo Perelada, Brut Cava. Spain. AWESOME nutty, citrusy, bready heaven Cost: $15.99 Antonin Tuffer, Blanc de Blanc (Chardonnay). France. Large Party […]