A Sparkling Wine from New Mexico!

I wasn’t sure what I was getting myself into when I purchased the Gruet Blanc de Noirs non vintage sparkling wine from Total Wine. After reading the recent Wine Spectator article (see my earlier post) on wine values around the world, I was excited to learn our local Total Wine carried several of the GruetRead more

Cor.kz!

I wanted to switch gears today and talk about the new Cor.kz application offered for the iPhone. To date, I have resisted the urge of purchasing the iPhone, but that may change after seeing the new software up close and personal. I’ve been a big fan of the CellarTracker website from day 1, which boastsRead more

Tiger Mountain Vineyards

My sister and husband visited recently from Atlanta and brought along some favorite Georgia wines from my previous visits. Their local Whole Foods carries a nice selection of local wineries year round, saving them a trip to North Georgia. The three bottles that made the trip were a Tiger Mountain Tannat, Tiger Mountain Cabernet FrancRead more

A Taste of North Carolina

In my quest to focus on wines from the other 46 states, I recently stumbled upon a Cabernet Sauvignon from North Carolina. What has become a weekly, and might I add expensive trip to Total Wine, I recently purchased the Biltmore Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. I’m fortunate to have Total Wine close by with the selection, thusRead more

Dessert Time

The other night I was in the mood for something sweet, so we pulled a favorite from the cellar, a 2004 Linden Late Harvest Vidal from Virginia. To be honest, I was a little disappointed at first due to the fact that this was our last bottle. But of course, all good things must comeRead more