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Category Archives: Wine Notes

Discovering specific wine aromas and tastes

Syrah: An Intriguing Red Wine

Syrah is an intriguing wine to learn about and a delicious wine to pair with many entrées.

A Special Irish Coffee

Black Walnut Crème Irish Coffee Ingredients 2 oz Black Walnut Crème 6 oz hot coffee 1 oz Baroda Bourbon whipped cream Directions Add Black Walnut Crème, coffee, and bourbon to a tall “Irish coffee” glass. Top with whipped cream. Recipe provided by Round Barn Winery, Brewery and Distillery  in Michigan. Black Walnut Crème is available […]

Rías Baixas Albariño: the Next Exotic White Wine

On Tuesday, we were invited to an Albariño wine tasting at Succotash, a restaurant at National Harbor in Maryland. The Albariño wines were from the Rías Baixas region of Galicia, Spain. The restaurant was an interesting choice. Rather than Spanish tapas, Succotash specializes in a Southern menu. This did not seem to phase the Albariño. […]

Purple Heart Wine a Must Find

From the podium in room 2075 of the Rayburn House Office Building, Representative Mike Thompson D-CA said, “What’s better than Veterans and wine?” This was a very fitting statement for the introduction of the 2014 vintage of Purple Heart Red. Purple Heart Wine produces a red wine to help honor American military heroes. The brand […]

Maryland’s Winter Wine Event Chases Away Winter Doldrums

On Thursday evening January 26th, Maryland wineries showcased white and red wines as part of the Winter Wine event. This is one of the finest wine events on the East Coast. The setting, for the third year in a row, was the roundhouse at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The large roundhouse is […]

Alessandro di Camporeale Donnatià

On a cold and wet winter’s day, we received a sample of the Alessandro di Camporeale Donnatià Sicilia DOC. This wine is made of 100% Nero D’Avola grapes. It just happened that we were having lasagna for dinner on this dreary day, so we opened the bottle looking forward to a red wine from Sicily. […]

A Cesari Amarone Wine Chocolate Pairing

This was the perfect time to open the bottle of Amarone and match it with the unique chocolates crafted in Portland, Oregon.

Little Black Dress Wines

A few weeks ago, we received two wine samples from the Little Black Dress wine company. These wines were fun and affordable.

The Proseccos of Conegliano Valdobbiadene

We had the opportunity to discover the Conegliano Valobbiadene Proseccos last week in Washington, DC. A very informative presentation was held at the Capitol Wine School by US Ambassador of Prosecco DOCG Alan Tardi. The main idea of the presentation was, “There’s more than one prosecco.”

A “Taste of Hungary”

Last night the Hungarian Embassy offered a dinner and wine tasting for people interested in Hungarian foods and wines.


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