Raventos Wine bottle and glass of wine
Bottle Notes

Bottle Notes: Raventos I Blanc Cava De Nit Rosado 

How can it be so that we should be enjoying rosé year-round? That’s preposterous! Rosé is for sipping in the seasonally warmest months. After all, the season along with the coordinating flavors; ripe berries, fresh juicy melons, and bright citrus — reminiscent of a beautiful...
Wine from Virginia Wine Chat December 2018

#VAWineChat – Bubbles 

Over the past several years I have had the privilege of participating in many social media based wine chats; in part, due to Frank Morgan’s #VAWineChat. Founder of Drink What You Like wine blog; wine writer, Frank Morgan conducts virtual tastings monthly (usually), gathering wine bloggers, winemakers,...
Kirkland Prosecco in glass

Tips&Tricks: Best Bargain Wine Find 

During the holiday season, seems like, everyone is looking for the best bargains being offered. From gifts to groceries the name of the game is… bargain. I have to admit; I do love a deal. But, I am slightly finicky about – so-called – bargain...
Laxas Sparking Albarino
Bottle Notes

Quick Sip: Bodegas As Laxas Sensum NV (Sparkling Albariño) 

Ninety percent of wines produced in Rías Baixas are from the Albariño grape.  But, sparkling Albariño is relatively new, and approximately only 10 estates in Rías Baixas currently produce sparkling Albariño. Although produced similarly to champagne, Albarino spends only 9 months on the lees in steel tanks...