June 15th-Grillo

This week, we are venturing back to last week’s mention of Marsala wine and the white grape Grillo. Grillo, just like Catarratto, is from the island of Sicily. It is thought the grape may have originated in the region of Puglia, the heel of the boot, but this claim has not been substantiated. While thereContinue reading “June 15th-Grillo”

December 6th-Fino and Manzanilla

To kick off Sherry week, we will start with Fino and Manzanilla. This style of sherry is bone dry. Manzanilla, because of the proximity of where it is produced, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, to the sea of Jerez, has a wonderful salt note. This, combined with their very light body, make these wines perfectly paired withContinue reading “December 6th-Fino and Manzanilla”

September Tasting Schedule

With 2021 harvest rapidly approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s difficult to believe summer is almost behind us! We have a few last light wines before we start getting back to the wines to pair with our favorite cooler weather meals! September 1st-Austrian Gruner Veltliner September 8th-Agiorgitiko September 15th-Tebbiano (or Oriveto) September 22nd-Alsatian Riesling SeptemberContinue reading “September Tasting Schedule”