Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Taste of History: Exploring Soave

Wine cellars. Villas. Churches. History. Traditions. Unique flavors. Magnificent landscapes. Welcome to the land of Soave, which can be experienced by following an itinerary of about 31 miles, winding around farms, wine estates, restaurants and historical attractions that lead to

Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

The Soave Zone: A Wine Region Steeped in History

The Soave zone is situated in the eastern part of the province of Verona in Italy’s Veneto region. The Soave zone — characterized by gentle rolling hills — includes parts or all of the areas belonging to the municipalities of

Posted in Wine Region Profiles

How to Keep Those Champagne Bubbles… Bubbling

Twice each year, the question featured in today’s Wine FAQ comes up. The first inquiries start coming in a few weeks before Christmas, when people are making their plans for New Year’s Eve. Then there’s a lull until the end

Posted in Wine FAQ

No Crying Over Spilled Red Wine

The January/February issue of Cook’s Illustrated has good news for anyone who spills red wine on their carpet — or someone else’s carpet. Don’t shake your head; it happens to everyone, sooner or later. The magazine tested three products formulated

Posted in Wine Buzz
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