Snooth Article: The Greatest White Wines In The World
I recently had the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful wine dinner featuring Domaine Leflaive, producer of some of the greatest white wines in the world. I share my experience, along with a brief dive into Puligny-Montrachet, in my latest Snooth article.
Snooth Article: Tavel Rosé Is The Only Wine You Need This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is almost here. I can’t believe it! Before you head out this weekend to purchase wine for this special day, please take a moment to read my latest article for Snooth featuring Tavel – the only wine you will need this Thanksgiving.
The Must-Visit Wine Region Full of Surprises
I spent my first afternoon in Pfalz strolling through the quaint village of Deidesheim. It is classic Germany – story book houses, window boxes overflowing with colorful flowers, and a welcoming fountain surrounded by cafes in the town square. As this was my first visit to a German wine region, I assumed I would be…
A VINTAGE SUCCESS STORY (TO EVERYONE’S SURPRISE)
Throughout my global wine travels, the winegrowers I meet offer a unified message: Climate, as expressed through weather, is changing, and chaotic weather patterns are making vintages more difficult and unpredictable.
Snooth Article: Chile’s Terroir-Driven Wines are Shifting the Narrative
In my recent article for Snooth, I share my experience of traveling to Chile to meet with a group of winemakers who are shifting the conversation from Chilean brands to Chilean wine regions. They are seeking to produce wines of place – and succeeding.
Snooth Article: Drink Port for Warmth This Winter
I just returned from a seven day Caribbean cruise with my family. While on the cruise my husband and I enjoyed a glass of either Dow’s 20 Year Tawny Port or Graham’s Six Grapes Port each night after dinner. Both are highly enjoyable wines. It is only fitting that as my trip was coming to…
Exploring Wines of South Africa
I must confess I know little about South African wines. I have had possibly a dozen over the years. At this year’s TexSom I attended a similar called “The Old Vines Phenomenon.” It highlighted South Africa’s Old Vines Project that seeks to preserve the vines that are 35+ years old as part of the countries…
Snooth Article: A Sicilian Wine Renaissance
In September I had the pleasure of traveling back to Sicily. This time instead of just a few days, I spent a glorious week on the island taking a deep dive into their wine, food, and culture. It was magical. I almost forgot I was working. Sicily is a fascinating place. Independent. Friendly. Diverse. Please…
Bordeaux: Making Life Sweet
When thinking Bordeaux, minds immediately go to the bold, elegant, refined red wines the region produces. After all, they are some of the worlds most coveted and sought after wines. However, to only know Bordeaux red wines is to not fully know Bordeaux. Not only is Bordeaux home to crisp and elegant white wines, it…
Snooth Article: The Real Scoop on Greek Wines
How well do you know Greek wines? How often do you drink Greek wines? I understand Greek wines are not part of many wine lovers regular wine consumption. It’s time to get to know Greek wines and my latest Snooth article will help! I’ve enlisted the expertise of sommelier and self-proclaimed “Greek wine and food…