The holiday season is upon us and that means Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa too. The upcoming Hanukkah festival of lights, which begins Dec. 2 this year, is typically not a drinking holiday. I write that as a Jewish level-2, certified sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and a senior wine and spirits specialist at the new ABC Fine Wine and Spirits in North Miami Beach. Hanukkah is traditionally more for eating latkes with applesauce or sour cream and dreidel spinning for prizes. Nevertheless, this is one of a several times each year when more people ask me about kosher wine recommendations for exchanging gifts.
Want to know the secret of pairing wine with your Thanksgiving turkey dinner? The real secret that some people don’t want you to know?
March in Florida means temperatures are tiptoeing into the 80s. It also means we’re already on the hunt for our next refreshing drink. But that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate National Mulled Wine Day.
There are "wine experts" and there are wine experts. "Wine experts" tell you that Bordeaux is split between the Left Bank and the Right Bank. Wine experts tell you the type of soil that is on each bank. Shayne Hebert is a wine expert.
Have a holly jolly glass of wine! It's the best time of the year for robust reds and full-bodied whites--which is why Block Wines are so popular during the holiday season.
Happy summertime, red wine lovers! Just because it's hot outside doesn't mean you have to swap your favorite vino for something light, bright and bubbly!
Ok, I admit it. I occasionally buy a lottery ticket and dream of having an unlimited budget to spend on any wine I want, any day of the week. However, until that day comes I’ve resigned myself to being a bargain hunter like most people. And after all, who doesn’t love finding a great value in their local wine shop? That’s not to say I’m content drinking just any plonk solely because it’s inexpensive.
This is the final installment of a five part series on The Prisoner Wine Company.
With five wines in a sought-after collection, the team behind the scenes is constantly busy working to source the highest quality grapes throughout California
This is the third installment of a five part series on The Prisoner Wine Company.
This line of California wine blends grapes sourced from the best growers across the state. Each wine in this series of five is designed by a team of experienced winemakers who are devoted to creating distinct bottlings that are “thought provoking and approachable.”