Top 7 Wine Blending Tips for the Holidays

Your friends may think you’re crazy until you inspire them to blend a few wines themselves. Then, they’ll think you’re a hero for making that cheap shiraz into something drinkable.

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Blend of the Week: Zinfandel + Bordeaux Blend

There are times in life when a wine needs to be blended and times when it doesn’t. But just because a wine doesn’t need blending is no reason not to blend it. Sometimes, wines that taste great on their own can be made even better or at least more interesting as a blend.

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Hot Wine Tasting at Monticello

As we stepped off the buses and onto the grounds of Monticello, it was so hot they were grilling crab cakes on the garden walls.

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Tasting Virginia 3 – Chrysalis Vineyards

On the drive between La Grange and Chrysalis, after gazing over the 6,000th meadow of bluegrass and horses, I finally said to Tara, “If there are so many wineries here, where are the vineyards?”

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