Category: Wine

Aug 08

Edwins Banfi Diary 2013

Banfi Tour 2013

It has been over two months since the completion of the Banfi trip, but I am still living in the “emperor-like” experience. I often think about the incredible food and wine I tasted along the trip and share my travel experience with my friends and guests around. Although I have been to Italy a few …

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Feb 22

Want to Understand the Language of Wine

Bottle of Pinto Grigio WIne

From Fontana Candida Wines Language of Wine Some of the language used to describe wine can be confusing and intimidating. Don’t let it scare you away. Listed below are some of the most commonly used wine terms and their meanings. The more familiar you become with wine terms the easier it will be to find wines …

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Feb 18

Wine Etiquette FAQs: The Restaurant Edition

Interesting article I came across about wine etiquette: By Etty Lewensztain, Wine Expert for Menuism.com Wine etiquette has changed drastically over the years, just as the profile of drinkers has changed. Gone are the days of stuffy sommeliers wielding crystal stemware in suits and ties. Instead, a new generation of tattooed, Converse-wearing wine directors has emerged, bringing …

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Dec 14

Graduate Partick Farrell visits Maison Louis Latour

By Patrick Farrell (Class of 2011)  Little did I know that when I received the Louis Latour Prize at my Graduation Ceremony in March that I was going to be put up with the true warmth and hospitality in the traditional French Spirit of ‘Mon Hôte’. The experience, to say the least, exceeded my expectations …

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Nov 17

Beaujolais Nouveau Released Today

Following tradition today sees the release of the 2011 Beaujolais Nouveau.  By law the wine can not be released until the third Thursday of November after its harvest, so at midnight the first bottles were uncorked and the celebration started.   The wine hails from the area of Beaujolais in the Burgundy region of France. …

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