While shopping the shelves of a wine shop like City Vino, you notice an intriguing bottle of sparkling wine with a crown (beer-type) cap on top. You pick up the bottle and hold it up to the light .and there is a coating of tannish residue at the bottom of the bottle. You slant the bottle a bit sideways to get a better look and the residue starts floating around in the bubbly, making the wine cloudy.
Happy Spring and Happy Easter to those who celebrate. This weekend, in honor of Easter, we will feature wines that would make a great addition to your holiday table, or your Springtime table!
Saturday March 27, 2021, begins the seven-day most sacred, and widely observed holiday of Passover (Pesah or Pesach) that commemorates the Israelites’ liberation from 400 years of slavery in Egypt. Its name is derived from “passing over” of Jewish houses, where the first-born were being slayed during the last of the ten plagues.
On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, the Virginia Wineries Association, Virginia Wine Marketing Board, and the Virginia Vineyard’s Association revealed the results of the 2021 Virginia’s Governor’s Cup competition.
As of the exact date of the writing this blog (March 9, 2021), Steven Spurrier, the well-known British wine merchant best known for organizing the Judgement of Paris event in 1976--where French wines were pitted against California wines--has died, at the age of 79