Archive for December, 2009

Holiday Follies? - Montes Folly 2005

Holiday Follies? – Montes Folly 2005

We've grown accustomed to the response at big family holiday gatherings...we spent more than $12 on a bottle of wine ( a 750ml to boot, sometimes referred to as the half-bottle in our family), and there is the expected holding of heads, clutching of hearts, and gnashing of teeth.  We also know

12.23.2009| Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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Sweets for the sweet

Sweets for the sweet

During the same mealtime that we enjoyed the Montes Folly 2005, we started off with a pleasant Moscato D'Asti we picked up at our favorite Italian food store in Venice, FL. Angelo's Italian Market - no web site but a Google listing and reviews HERE Now serving sit down meals, Angelo's is a gre

12.23.2009| Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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Monte Da Pecaguina 2007 - Alentejo, Portugal

Monte Da Pecaguina 2007 – Alentejo, Portugal

What the heck, this is a Vermont wine blog, why all the foreign stuff?! I'll tell you why... our own grape and wine industry is in its infancy, and until we are happily drowning in our own juices, I feel that it is my duty to share world wine info with my fellow and frugal Vermonters. Portugal sti

12.21.2009| Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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Gift Ideas - Book Reviews

Gift Ideas – Book Reviews

OK so it's last minute, or getting close to it...books are always a good option, and if you have a wine lover on your list, here are some titles that might interest them. Bacchus and me Wine and War The Widow Cliquot The Billionaire's Vinegar The World Atlas of Wine there is even

12.17.2009| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Video |

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