In the words of renowned wine critic Michael Broadbent, "Drinking good wine with good food, in good company, is one of life's most civilized pleasures.” We here at City Vino agree wholeheartedly! With that in mind we are picking up from where we left off last week, covering sparkling and white wines for the holidays, we are now recommending some red wines for your holiday dining and gift giving pleasure.
While wine is gone after its contents have been enjoyed, the experience of sharing the bottle with friends and family lives on. The world is fast-paced these days, and being able to sit down and spend time with each other is one of the most precious gifts one can give. Here are some of our holiday choices to gift and to share with those you love.
Have you ever received an invitation to a dinner party at a friend of a friend’s house, your boss’s house, your new neighbor’s house, or your new significant other’s parents’ house? You’d like to bring a bottle of wine but aren’t sure what the host’s tastes are in wine, or what the host will be serving. The following list provides some tips on what to bring and what not to bring: