Wine of the Week2020-04-09T21:17:12-04:00


Classic Red Wine Sangrias

For this, our second weekend in August, I’m sharing two recipes for sangria made with red wine. This is traditional sangria, and it is THE perfect beverage for a summer cookout or picnic, also features bowls of fresh guacamole with chips, grilled shrimp, barbeque or burgers, and fiery salsa for slathering on anything and everything.

Now to the sangrias.

First, a simple […]

By |August 7th, 2020|Wine of the Week|

August is for Sangria

What do you get when you add fresh fruit to wine? Deliciousness and beauty in your favorite beverage – flavors that just don’t fit into the simple yet pleasing word “sangria.” Doesn’t just saying sangria make your mouth water? Mine, too!!

Here are two favorites that will satisfy you in so many ways, and they’re made from the same wine. Go […]

By |July 30th, 2020|Wine of the Week|

Satisfying Your Inner Italophile

My brother and sister-in-law are Italophiles. Serious Italophiles.

It was years ago that they introduced me to a wine that I now associate with summertime: Vinho Verde. This is a Portuguese wine that’s named after the region in which it’s produced, which extends from the Portuguese-Spanish border in the north down to the Atlantic coast.

This wine is a winner on so […]

By |July 23rd, 2020|Wine of the Week|

Look for a “Wine of the Week” review by Dominique and Carlo DeVito of Hudson-Chatham Winery. Besides owning the winery, both have backgrounds in food and wine publishing. Carlo writes a blog called “East Coast Wines.” Their winery and vineyard are based in Ghent, NY. Cheers!

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