Welcome to my Blog about all things wine, the Vinblogio. This blog is as much for people who visit my site as much as it is for me. There is so much in the wine world to learn and remember and the best way for me to remember things is to write about them and have stories attached. Let me know if there are any topics you would like me to elaborate on.
The connection between local restaurateurs and nearby vineyards is what sets Italian table wine apart . . .
I collaborated with Bodacious Shops to do a Blind Wine Tasting Competition for Beginners.
The Southern United States has its signature delights – think sweet tea, bourbon, pralines, and fried chicken . . .
Blind tasting wine is a delightful adventure accessible to anyone, not just reserved for sommeliers or upscale dining experiences . . .
In-home wine-tasting adventure for a party of 11. A little bigger group than I am accustomed to, but they were great. Check out the wine list . . .
South America’s viticultural landscape is a testament to its rich history, diverse geography, and passionate winemaking traditions . . .
Portugal has been known for its wine for centuries. However, it has recently gained popularity among U.S. wine enthusiasts as a spectacular wine region that provides great value for money.
There’s something magical about a warm, fragrant cup of Glühwein on a cold winter evening. This beloved traditional German mulled wine has been captivating hearts and taste buds for centuries . . .
Turkey, a land steeped in history and brimming with natural beauty, is also a hidden gem in the world of wine. Amidst its breathtaking landscapes . . .
Have you ever heard of Carmenere grapes? They’re a unique red grape variety that was rediscovered in Chile in the 1990s, and now they’re . . .
Over the last century, Zinfandel has become synonymous with California’s wine country. The grape is grown in many parts of California . . .
Port wine is a fortified wine that originates from the Douro Valley in Portugal. The wine is made by adding a distilled grape spirit . . .
The type of soil can greatly affect the quality and flavor of wine grapes. Some of the different types of soils that wine grapes are grown in, and the grapes that . . .
Beaujolais is a charming wine region in southern Burgundy, France, known for its light-bodied and fresh red wines made from the Gamay grape . . .
When the river flows through Spain’s wine country it is known as the Duero. When it crosses the border into Portugal where it cut deep valleys through the rocky hills eventually . . .
I am fascinated by history and how small, seemingly insignificant events made huge impacts on the trajectory on the course of humanity . . .
I once heard that a Hermitage Wine was a gateway wine and that every wine lover should try it. But beware, I also hear you will love it . . .
I love wine, and what I love even better, is a wine with a great story to accompany it. This is why I cherish the wines from Hungary . . .