Fun Summer Food Pairings with Collio White Wines

Since traveling to Friuli wasn’t going to be possible this year, I decided to do the next best thing: bring it to me! The long, warm days of summer are perfect for enjoying this fantastic region’s varietal gems: from Friulano, Ribolla gialla, and Malvasia to Pinot bianco, Pinot grigio and of course, the charming Collio … Continue reading Fun Summer Food Pairings with Collio White Wines

The Secret Nobility of Arneis

It’s funny. I’ve spent the last few years trudging through the doldrums of the WSET Diploma curriculum, using Jancis Robinson’s Oxford Companion to Wine as the Holy Grail of wine itself and then I come across this quote by David Gleave, MW in his write-up of the Arneis grape, “The best examples tend to be … Continue reading The Secret Nobility of Arneis

Sustaining the January Sog with Sustainable Pinot noir

Feeling uninspired after the holidays? Weather forecast put a halt to your new year's workout plans? How about these long, cold and soggy January nights? Do they have you in search of warm, rich, comfort food? Well it has mine and they do me. So much for my running goals: my waterproof running shoes were … Continue reading Sustaining the January Sog with Sustainable Pinot noir