First Day of Summer Wine Tasting!

1. Asnella Single Vineyard Vinho Verde Cooper’s Price $15.99 Kevin’s Notes:  Rarely, do you find a Single Vineyard Vinho Verde.  The literal translation for Vinho Verde is “Green Wine”.  Oddly however, Vinho Verde is not a grape or wine, it’s a region!  It is a well-known DOC in the Minho Read more…

These wines are stunners!

1. Domaine Lelievre, Côtes de Toul Gris de Toul 2018  The Region – Cote de Toul:  Roughly half way between Champagne and Alsace, in s straight line between Paris and Strasbourg, is the Côtes de Toul.  Grapes have been grown there since the Romans nearly 2000 years ago. Wine Education:  Read more…

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Tasting Notes May 3rd, 2019 Education:   Tequila vs Mezcal. One thing to remember, all Tequila is Mezcal, but not all Mezcal is Tequila.  Mezcal is a term that applies to any spirit distilled from agave.  “Tequila” is a reference to a specific town within the Mexican state of Jalisco. Read more…

A tasting rich in history!

April 26th, 2019  6 Bar California Methode Champenoise Brut Education:  Methode Champenoise, also known as Methode Traditionelle, is the conventional method used in the Champagne region of France to produce sparkling wine. It’s a labor-intensive process whereby wine undergoes a secondary fermentation inside the bottle, creating bubbles. “Brut” is a Read more…