Chilean Wines to Indulge in This Week

South American wine is so hot right now, and not just because some of the best economical wines are coming out of that continent. Countries like Chile and Argentina have stunning wine countries with rich histories that can rival the countryside and wine folklore coming out of California or France. Perhaps the rustic nature of… Continue reading Chilean Wines to Indulge in This Week

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9 Wines I Tried in 2016 (and you should try them too!)

The end of every year brings about a time of reflection for most people. Time to reflect on the goals and achievements of the past year, and time to consider new milestones to accomplish in the coming year. In a wine lover’s life, this period of reflection will also include some of the wine highlights… Continue reading 9 Wines I Tried in 2016 (and you should try them too!)

The “King” of Cabernet Sauvignon & His Boutique Winery

During the time that I worked as a wine consultant in South Florida, I was lucky enough to meet one of the most famous winemakers in the industry who had been appropriately crowned the title, “The King of Cabernet Sauvignon” in 1988. The title was earned while he was winemaker at Groth Vineyard, and Robert… Continue reading The “King” of Cabernet Sauvignon & His Boutique Winery

“Cool” vs. “Hot” Climate Wines

It's true that certain grape varietals require a certain climate to produce quality wine. In fact, climate determines whether grapes can survive well at all. There is a very scientific reason that grape vines grow the best only between certain latitudes – 30-50 degrees in each hemisphere -- and this has a lot to do… Continue reading “Cool” vs. “Hot” Climate Wines

“Clean” Wine Tasting With Robert Rex Wines

Join us this Thursday, March 6th from 6:30PM-8:30PM at Treehouse Wine & Spirits (233 Aragon Avenue) in Coral Gables, FL for a tasting of four Robert Rex wines. We will be tasting Red Rex & White Rex from Deerfield Ranch Winery, as well as the Cabernet Sauvignon & Chardonnay from Arroba (@) Winery (sister winery of… Continue reading “Clean” Wine Tasting With Robert Rex Wines

Dinner Party Wine (On a budget)

Most of my friends know that I am an avid wine drinker. OK, all of my friends know that. There are probably many bartenders around the country who know that as well. It is no secret that I can drink my fair share of red wine (I like the reds) on any given night. I… Continue reading Dinner Party Wine (On a budget)

Best Three-Buck Chuck

Wine-I have neglected you. Well, not in real life, but only on my blog. I feel that my digressions of the past few weeks have made me stray from writing about one of the title topics of History and Wine: Wine. Now, don't get me wrong. I think that the topics of the last few… Continue reading Best Three-Buck Chuck