A Very Emporda Wine

Empordalia, “Sinols” Negre Emporda 2016 Emporda is a Spanish DO (appellation) on the northern border of Spain and France. Their wines are a blend of Spanish varieties along with French varieties. The grapes are all grown in Spain. This robust red is a nice...

Sicilian Wine Dinner

Sunday, January 14, 2017 6:00pm Presented by Fellinis and Market Street Wineshop With Speaker Massimo Bistocchi of Vinea Imports Menu & Wines Crostini of Ricotta Salatta, white bean, rapini Bucatini, caramelized fennel, anchovy, citrus bread crumbs 2016 Alesandro...

Staff Pick Saturday Tasting

Bellevue, Cotes de Bordeaux-Castillon “Vieilles Vignes” 2015 – $17.99 (Merlot, Cabernet Franc; Bordeaux, France) Bordeaux is the once and future king of wine; unfortunately its price reflects its fame. So how can those of us who aren’t to the manor born afford...

All That Sparkles is Not Champagne!

Now there is a matter of some confusion that requires a mini dissertation; the words “champagne” and “sparkling wine.” One must understand, dear reader, that all that sparkles is not Champagne. Just as all tissue is not Kleenex, all “champagne” is not Champagne. Some...