Wine Education: Adega Fall Wine Classes

Developing your own personal wine palate is not a very easy concept for most people to wrap their minds around. It’s easy to pinpoint why we like a certain type of food. But ask most people to speak ad nauseam about why they like a […]

Cooking with Wine: 101

Just as there is a lot of confusion about what types of wines to serve with a meal, there is an equally large cloud of confusion that surrounds the idea of cooking with wine. Here’s what I want you to do. Take a deep breath, […]

New Summer White Wine: Viognier

Voigner (pronounced VEE-OHN-YAY) is a grape varietal from the Rhône Valley in France. Outside of the Rhône, Viognier can be found in regions of North and South America as well as Australia and New Zealand. In some wine regions, the variety is co-fermented with the […]

Sparkling, Bubbly and Fizzy Wines

There’s no doubt that there is a certain cachet surrounding sparkling wines. Wines with bubbles are fun and lively and remind us of special moments in life. As I always think of wines as a simple luxury in life, wines with bubbles up the ante […]

Pinot Noir: A Timeless Classic

Love them or hate them, Pinot Noir is a classic grape varietal that hails from the Burgundy region of France. It has found new homes all over the world, however it is a finicky, challenging and troublesome grape to grow. It needs a long, cool […]

Charles & Charles Rosé – A Rosé So Nice, It Had to be Named Twice

Now that the warmer weather is around the corner, one of the things more and more wine lovers are looking forward to is rosé season. There has been a steady uptick of interest in rosé wines. I’m not sure if it comes from individuals traveling […]