Cru Beaujolais

December 26, 2012

By Howard Jarrett Beaujolais Noveau was the 1980’s easy drinking fad wine that inspired a world-wide marketing campaign to be the first consumed on the third Thursday in November. While the logistics of the mass exodus of this wine out of France to every possible location throughout world was truly phenomenal, the wine was not. […]

Chateauneuf de Pape: Classic Wines from Southern Rhone

October 16, 2012

By Howard Jarrett Hot and sunny by day, Chateauneuf de Pape, in the Rhone Valley, is famous not only for its spectacular red, white and rose wines but also for its galets – fist-to-pumpkin-sized Alpine quartz rocks deposited in the area by the Rhone Glacier movement and rounded smooth over millennia by the Rhone River. […]

Wine Corner – Spring “Rolls” Around:

June 8, 2012

Grab Some Wine Fast! By Ricky Mollohan   It’s here and in full-force! Spring is here and summer isn’t far behind. So what will you be drinking this year while you enjoy some of the best weather of the year? Chardonnay? Okay.  To each his/her own, but I’m talking about those amazing “sippin” wines that […]

Wine Toys You Don’t Need

October 18, 2011

  By Ricky Mollohan So it’s a Sunday, and in the name of Will Ferrell’s character in the movie Old School, you and the family are out perusing Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, or better yet, a nice local shop of some sort. And then you see it! Glow in the dark wine glasses! Perfect! […]