Port-style Wine Tasting Event
by Beth Heiserman
This coming Saturday, June 1, is our Port-style tasting. We will be releasing our 12-year-old Aqua Dulce Delight. We have released two other Agua Dulce Delights. The first time was in 2011 and the second was in 2013. This is one remarkable dessert wine that is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah from the vintages of 2006, 2007 and 2008.
The first Release of the Aqua Dulce Delight was in 2011 and sold out over two years ago. I did save…
Reyes 2011 Les Deux Rois Blackberry Serrano Jam
By Beth Heiserman
Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, I would say are the two most famous red wines. They are the kings of red wine. This week, I am sharing with you a favorite, 2011 Renaissance by Reyes Les Deux Rois. This is our “Two Kings” red wine blend. The two grapes make up this amazing and award-winning Bordeaux-style red blend. For hundreds of years, these two grapes are widely known around the world.
Cabernet Sauvignon classically provides the blend’s structure, with heavier tannins and more acidity than Merlot….
Did you ever wonder about the history of a corkscrew?
by Beth P. Heiserman
Did you ever wonder what did people do to open a bottle of wine before cork screws? Since wine making has been around for 8000 years, you would think that efficient wine storage would have had more progression. But then again most wine is still made the same way in some parts of the world. For many centuries, the winery would sell barrels to stores and the stores would bottle as they sold it.