The Great Grapes! Wine, Art & Food Festival was last Saturday, April 16th. I had been checking the weather the week before and it was looking like rain would hit. The day of, it looked like it would be raining on and off until about 4pm, when the thunderstorms would really hit, so we stopped [...]
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I went to Southern Season looking for some good wine. I asked if they had ever heard of Il Duca Stella Rosa, or had any other sweet blush wines. They didn’t have the one I was looking for, but it was suggested I try this Domaine Faillenc Sainte Marie Rose des Glacieres. I was told [...]
I was unable to find any more unoaked chardonnays to try at my local Kroger, so I decided this Covey Run looked decent. I think I had had this brand before, but at the time I couldn’t recall for sure. After checking their site when I got home, I realized I had tried their ice [...]
My local Kroger started carrying Fromager D’Affinois so I’ll be trying out more Chardonnays to go with my brie. This one caught my attention as it’s not treated with oak, which is what I prefer with my wines. It’s a screw-off cap, which I’ve found isn’t always a bad thing, and can be helpful when [...]
I purchased this Layer Cake Virgin Chardonnay at my local Kroger the other day. It was decently priced, and since I had just gotten done making a chocolate cake, the label grabbed my attention. I read the back and found that they use no oak. I don’t know why making wine in oak barrels is [...]