March 30th-Vaccarèse

This week, I’m going to discuss the little known French grape variety, Vaccarèse. It is a dark skinned grape that originates from the southern Rhône Valley in France. It also goes by the name Brun Argenté (which translates into brown silvery, indicative of the skin color the grapes exhibit). The French wine laws dictate whichContinue reading “March 30th-Vaccarèse”

June 23-Vermentino

It’s another week where I am excited to share a grape I have a fondness for with all of you! Vermentino is commonly a light textured (although some winemakers use methods to create a marginally heavier bodied wine) white grape that originated in Italy, where a majority of it is still produced. The island ofContinue reading “June 23-Vermentino”