Summer and sunny days are here! June kicks off the peak wedding and BBQ seasons, and let’s not forget Father’s Day! Weddings and sparkling wines go hand in hand. Sparkling wines made in France are called Champagne or Crémant. Crémant is made outside the Champagne region using similar techniques. Since […]
Shari’s Valentine’s Picks for 2021
If Champagne sales are any indication, we are not celebrating as much these days. According to the Champagne producers group called CIVC, global sales dropped by 20% last year. Valentine’s Day is around the corner and a perfect time to reverse this trend. Nothing quite means celebration like that magical […]
Shari’s “Last Week of Summer” Picks!
What a summer we are having! Covid restrictions and incredible weather. To appreciate our official last week of summer, I have selected three recent discoveries. Each is a rosé wine. The first is from Niagara, another from Spain and one from Chile. While we can’t travel the globe, we can […]
Shari’s Peak Summer Rosé Picks!
With the peak of summer comes peak rosé season. Rosé is a refreshing and versatile wine. It is best served chilled and can be paired with a wide variety of foods. It is also one of the fastest growing wine styles as more people discover its fresh vitality. This week […]