Archive for November 2015

7 Tips for Winning with Wine This Thanksgiving

7 Tips for Winning with Wine This Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is special. How nice to have a major holiday that, instead of revolving around gift giving, revolves around sharing and caring. Surely, you never feel overwhelmed by the pressures of cooking, and, heaven forbid, selecting the perfect wine. Right?! Well, if presenting your guests with your…

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Open Sesame: What Openers Do the Pros Use?

Open Sesame: What Openers Do the Pros Use? In my wine 101 workshops, I say the first step in tasting wine is “see.” And with a harmonic chorus of ohhs and ahhs, we all look at the wine in our glasses and discuss what we observe. There’s only one problem: Technically, I lied. The first step is…

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