Monday Wine Fact: Love sparkling wine?

8 months ago threadsandvino 0
Love sparkling wine? Legend has it that Champagne’s inventor Dom Perignon shouted, “I’m tasting the stars!” after experiencing the drink’s carbonation. The sparkling wine featured in this picture is the @apaltagua Costero Brut. A delicious sparkling wine from Chile. 60% Chardonnay 40% Sauvignon Blanc – this wine delivers notes of crisp apples mixed with delicious Read More

Dreaming of Chilean SB

8 months ago threadsandvino 0
Woke up dreaming about days in Colchagua & Curico. Did you know some Winemakers in Chile are starting to make their Sauvignon Blanc in a New Zealand style? This Vina Correa Albano SB had delicious notes of guava, passionate fruit, and citrus. The nose jumped out of the glass and the palate had a crisp, Read More

Chilean Siesta w/ Apaltagua Granate Demi-Sec Sparkling RosΓ©

8 months ago threadsandvino 0
#TakeMeBack to this Chilean Siesta…. Full of afternoon glow, great conversations, and delicious vinoπŸ’—πŸ·πŸ‡¨πŸ‡± This was one of my favorite afternoons in Chile. We enjoyed a bottle of Apaltagua Granate Demi-Sec Sparkling RosΓ© – Chardonnay infused with Pomegranate juice made in the methode champenoise style. A wine full of flavor! Notes if strawberry, pomegranate, and Read More

Why You Should Bring a “Memory Wine” to Thanksgiving

10 months ago threadsandvino 0
When I drink any Ceja wine I am automatically transported back to their winery and recall the incredible memories made there.Β  These “wine memories” include spending time with great friends, possibly playing bocce and/or learning to dance salsa, enjoying authentic, delectable Mexican food, and sipping on delicious wine.Β  I always get a warm feeling (not Read More

#ZinDay 2017

10 months ago threadsandvino 0
On National Zinfandel Day (11/15/17) I enjoyed the Lamborn Family Vineyards 2013 Howell Mountain Zinfandel. This Zin is special to me because when I purchased this all of the proceeds from my purchase went towards the victims of the Northern California fires. Support those affected by buying & drinking California wines! Tasting Notes: Deep, dark Read More

Bubbles for the Win – Gloria Ferrer Anniversary Vintage

10 months ago threadsandvino 0
Enjoyed the 2010 Gloria FerrerΒ  sparkling Anniversary vintage at the Wine Bloggers Conference last week and these bubbles are the bombdotcom!! A yeasty yet fruity vibe – could drink this all day and all night 🍾πŸ₯‚#bubblesforthewin #sonomastrong Read More