Viognier is known for having aromas and flavors of ripe stone fruit, like peaches and apricots, and that end with notes of delicate white blossoms. It’s also known for not having high acidity, so the word “zippy” is not usually used to describe wines made from this grape.
This week is Fredericksburg’s restaurant week, and for this week’s blog, we thought we would cover the topic of bringing your own wine to a restaurant. There are definitely a few restaurants out there that do not have liquor licenses, and if you want wine, you will have to bring your own bottle with you. The majority of restaurants do have liquor licenses, and have a wine list with bottles available for purchase by their guests.
Since we are in the middle of what is known as the dog days of summer, let’s open up—or even conjure up—some delightful, refreshing, and chilled party wines and cocktails to get us through the heat. Invite friends and family over, throw the inflatable swan into the pool, break out the citronella tiki torches, and get the little drink umbrellas and flamingo stirrers ready, because it’s party time!
Are you wine adventurous? Are you looking to explore outside your wine comfort zone, and try new and exciting things? Would you like part of a group of wine lovers in your own community that has access to limited production, hard-to-find, and unique wines, and all the while support a local business?