Monthly Archives: August 2015

Every Vintage Tells a Story

Remember Rod Stewart’s song, “Every Picture Tells a Story,” from his 1971 album of the same name? The song tells the tale of Stewart’s adventures with various women around the world, with stops in Paris, Rome and Peking. Each encounter

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Posted in Editor's Journal

At Last, a Shaved Ice for Adults (You Can Make at Home!)

Why should kids have all the fun with their shaved ice concoctions? One of my fondest childhood memories revolves around walking to a stand that fronted Balboa Bay in Newport Beach, Calif., and ordering an “ice cone.” It was available

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

The Magic of McLaren Vale

Here at Vinesse, there’s a member of our tasting panel who absolutely loves the wines of McLaren Vale, a region south of Adelaide in South Australia. Cereal crops dominated the landscape in the region’s early farming days, but then in

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Posted in Wine Region Profiles

10 Fascinating Facts About Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon often is referred to as “King Cab,” the most “noble” of all wine varieties. No variety has a more complex aroma and flavor spectrum, and no variety has greater aging potential than Cabernet. How much do you know

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Posted in Wine in the Glass
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