salute: part 2

the journey through tuscany continues…and let me tell you, just WOW! the next wine we tried was absolutely incredible. the perfect amount of flavor and it had an incredible finish with persistent tannins (in my opinion the best finish to a wine). but which wine am i talking about? none other than the cerbaie 2012…

salute: part 1

ahhh, our next shipment from the grand tour wine club came in and i am so excited about the region focus…tuscany! i am a huge italian wine lover, so needless to say i was ecstatic when we opened the box. it’s always fun to see what wines are included. and honestly i’ve realized the first…

prost! part 2

and the journey through germany continues…and this time with a delicious pinot noir from our latest grand tour shipment. so delicious, that i haven’t shared it with anyone yet – whoops?! and since i’ve been the only one to try it thus far, i’ve been able to pair this wine with a couple different meals…

prost! part 1

and the next stop on our grand tour is…GERMANY! i’m not going to lie, one of my favorite parts of this wine club is trying to guess what part of the world we will be traveling to next – through wine of course?! and my initial guess before opening our box was france, but when…

wine down wednesday

well, wine down wendesday was definitely in effect last night. sometimes after a long week (yep, 3 days already seems like a long week), you just need to open a great bottle of wine and relax. and that is exactly what happened last night – breaking into our of our grand tour wines. now this…

down under vino: 4

at last, the final stop on our journey through australia. i can’t believe that our first shipment is complete – it just makes me that much more excited to receive our next one. luckily, i just got a notification saying that it was on the way. so what was the final wine selection? the ochota barrels “texture…

down under vino: 3

stop three on our journey through australia continues. so far, the grand tour by verve wine has been one of the best investments i’ve made in a wine club membership. we’ve tried three of the four wines, and it’s truly broadened our scope of wine. between the various types, notes and tastes…we’ve been trying wines that…

down under vino: 2

the journey through australia continues…well, through wine that is?! keith and i recently tried another bottle shipped from our newest wine club membership – the grand tour by verve wine. and again, we were not disappointed at all. this time we actually decided to try a white wine within the shipment. and honestly, this is a…

down under vino

as promised, here is our first recap of our newest wine club membership – the grand tour by verve wine. and wow, let me tell you – one wine down out of the four in our “destination australia” shipment and we are NOT disappointed in our choice so far. so which wine did we choose…

grand tour arrival

sorry for the brief hiatus everyone – things have been a little hectic in life lately. however, do you know what makes everything better…wine – particular receiving your first shipment of the grand tour?! and i am extremely excited that this package arrived yesterday. featuring a selection from australia, master sommelier, dustin wilson, selected two…