Summer Wines To Beat the Heat

It’s the Fourth of July and summer is officially here. When you think of summer holidays, images of burgers and beers generally come to mind. Well, I’ve got the wine aficionados covered as well, with this list of my favorite summer wines. Union Sacre “La Marianne” Chardonnay 2016 Creamy, yet elegant, with bold flavors of lemon…

Savory Sparkles

When we think of sparking rosés we usually think of bright, fruity, baby-pink bubbles, but what if I told you there was a whole undiscovered world of savory, earthy, even salty sparkling wines? The 2015 Riverbench “Corkjumper” Sparkling Brut Rosé out of Santa Barbara County is my favorite example of such a special genre. You’ll…