Today at Wineopolis HQ we held a mini contest to find the best wine pairing for sushi. We’re seriously in love with the whole intoxicating, zen-like experience of eating sushi — using your digits and chopsticks to eat, or feeling the retronasal burn of wasabi, and it’s just so darn pretty to look at. Eating […]
Special thanks to The Wine Layman for his interview this month with our Senior Editor, Heidi Butzine.
Says Heidi, “It was a pleasure to do this interview for The Wine Layman. Any time I get an opportunity to talk wine, of course I just love it. But it’s even better when you can have fun with the questions.”
Guest post by Bettie Infante.
Our family is planning a trip to Italy in the spring. Not knowing anything about the wine regions in Italy, I decided to delve into learning about the diversity of the different wine regions, its terroir, varietals and styles.
Italian wine is one of the most widely exported wines in the world with the U.S. being one of its largest importers. Italy’s terrains, from lengthy coastlines to hilly slopes provide ideal vine-growing conditions. The abundant sunshine, sea breezes
The juice has arrived from Italy and we’re getting our wine making lab ready to make our second annual garagiste wine.
In honor of Oktoberfest, we thought we’d spend a little time talking about German wines. We know that this is a tradition celebrated with beer but we wanted to give the wines of Germany their time in the spotlight. Learn the top German grapes and how to remember all 13 wine regions.
Our Senior Editor, Heidi Butzine was asked to be interviewed for the local live television program, Our Town Pasadena with host Jan McCarthy.
Check out the appearance to learn some tips about why we swirl when we taste wine, how to choose a wine and what to do if you don’t like the wine you ordered. PLUS, hear about some of the clues that can still be found around Pasadena which tell us about its wine history.
Read this guest post by Bettie Infante about her trip to O’Brien Estate Winery in Napa Valley.
Okay, I LOVE mushrooms, especially with a great Oregonian Pinot Noir. But, now these delectable little fungi are serving a higher purpose – in wine shipping.
My wife and I are making our first trip to Napa this upcoming weekend. I was wondering if there is a ‘must do or see’ list for first timers?
In honor of the holiday season…
We’re sharing some of the cool gifts on our wish list for wineaux and wine geeks like us.