Friday’s Pour

After enjoying the 2007 Sawtooth Estate Winery Pinot Gris earlier this year, I decided to open the 2008 after a long and somber week. A beautiful wine in glass, this Pinot Gris comes to us from Nampa, Idaho, located just outside of Boise. An award winning winery, Sawtooth Winery produces a wide array of ViniferaRead more

Aloha Hawaiian Wines!

Much to my surprise, I stumbled upon a sparkling wine from Hawaii on Sunday at Total Wine, the Hula O Maui pineapple sparkling wine from Tedeschi Vineyards. Located on Ulupalakua Ranch in Maui, Tedeschi Vineyards is Maui’s only commercial winery. Hawaii is home to three wineries, the other two being Diamond Head Winery in HonoluluRead more

Virginia Viognier

I ventured out to downtown Orlando this afternoon and of course, decided to stop into Total Wine. I was after a 2005 Bordeaux and ended up walking out with a Viognier. I’ve mentioned before that our local store carries a nice selection of wines from the other 46 states and especially Virginia. I selected theRead 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