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Porch, Picnic, and Backyard Sippers

Porch, Picnic, and Backyard Sippers With the summer heat upon us, we are all looking for wines that are perfect for the warmer temperatures because they are refreshing, quench one’s thirst, are quaffable, and simply taste good. Porch, picnic, and backyard wines are those wines that fit that bill, and are the focus of our tasting this weekend at City Vino.

Travel to South Africa in a Glass

Travel to South Africa in a Glass Travel right now happens to be quite restrictive, but that doesn’t mean that you cannot explore a far away place, right at home, in your glass. This week, City Vino takes you to South Africa with four wines from the country. Let us embark on our wine trip.

Blends - Approach, Mid-Palate, and Finish

Blends - Approach, Mid-Palate, and Finish Our blog has featured discussions of red blends over the past year or two, like this one on Red Blends and this one Red Blends Redux.  Red blends are very popular-selling wines because of how they are intentionally made to give your palate a full experience. What do we mean by "full experience?" Read on.