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WINE OF THE WEEK-MUMM NAPA VALLEY BRUT PRESTIGE-$24.99

White lilacs, bracing lemon and layers of cantaloupe, ripe apricots and Georgia peaches coupled with ginger snaps and warm Parker House rolls make this a medium-bodied sparkling wine from California that really stands out against the ever-increasing pack.

'Who says good wine has to be expensive?'

WINE OF THE WEEK Claire Patelin 2019 Sauvignon Blanc First I'll tell you about the region. The wine is a young Sauvignon Blanc from the Coast of Gascony (Cotes de Gascogne), the sweepingly beautiful area of southwestern France that is ...

WINE OF THE WEEK: HESS SELECT MONTEREY CHARDONNAY 2018-$14

It would be difficult to find a California Chardonnay that delivers such an abundance of ripe fruit flavors and lemon- lime zest for such a modest price as this delightful Monterey Chardonnay 2018 from Hess Collection. Priced at a mere ...

Wine of the Week: Celebrating Simply Great Italian Wines; Serbian Style

Lively guitar music and the singing of ethnic songs, mounds of thinly slice ‘Jamon’ (sliced prosciutto), Feta Cheese Burek, Rada’s Perfect Ushtipci, Cevapchichi and Crispy Calamari were the order of the day in a multi-ethnic celebration of Simply Great Italian ...

Wine of the Week: CHILL AT HOME 2020 Nov. 12, 6p-8p

Merchandise Mart event to benefit Respiratory Health Association, visit chill.luxehome.com for info. The years premiere Wine and Culinary Event and the unofficial kick-off of the Holiday gustatory season; LUXEHOME CHILL in cooperation with Wine Spectator goes virtual for 2020. In ...

Wine of the Week: Dry Creek 2019 Fume Blanc-$18.99

Dry Creek Vineyard has been making Fume Blanc for 48 years. The winery is synonymous with Fume Blanc. Founder David Stare was the first to plant Sauvignon Blanc grapes in the Dry Creek Valley appellation of Sonoma County. When the ...

Wine(s) of the Week: The "terroir" speaks volumes for the wine

The French are famous for creating words that do more than simply describe an object, an emotion or a place. They use words that embody a concept. Such a word is one commonly used in the wine industry, terroir. It ...

Wine of the Week: Juan Gil Monastrell Honoro Vera Organic Red Wine 2018-$10

What wine goes best with BBQ, Pizza or a good, juicy hamburger (made with organic grass feed beef) The answer is simple- Juan Gil Monastrell Honoro Vera Organic Red Wine 2018. At just $10 a bottle, it is a surprisingly ...

WINES OF THE WEEK: The wines of Moscato D’Asti in Italy

-Compo Moncalvina Moscato D'Asti-$18.99 -Michele Chiarlo – $19.99 (half bottle) -La Caudrina – $10.99 -Marenco Scrapona– $20.99 -I Vignaioli Santo Stefano/Ceretto – $15.99 half bottle Moscato is most likely the first wine that many people experience in life either at ...

Wine of the Week: Coppo Moncalvina Moscato D’ Asti 2019-$15

The hilltop town of Asti in Montferrat, Piedmont in northwest Italy, is among the most rustic and beautiful regions in all of Europe. Its wine history goes back to the time of the ancient Romans, when it was called 'Apiana.' ...

Wine of the Week – Clos Du Val 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon - $52

Clos Du Val 2016 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon ($52) is a virtual showcase for Cabernet from Napa Valley’s famed Stag’s Leap District. At well under a hundred dollars a bottle, it is a steal by Napa Cabernet standards. Located on the ...

Wine of Week – Santiago Alarinho Reserva 2018 - $17.59

Fresh flowers. Hints of jasmine and orange blossoms, with flavors of fresh Asian pears and a faint touch of mint, Quinta De Santiago Alvarinho Reserva 2018 ($17.59), is the elegant, rich, and full-bodied white wine you’ve been waiting for. From ...

WINE OF THE WEEK: ITALIAN WINE VIRTUAL TASTING-PART I-ISITUTO GRANDI MARCHI

Some of the biggest names in Italian wine are Zooming into Chicago with the latest vintages of their historic wines. Marchesi Antinori, Masi, Pio Cesare, Argiolas, Ca’ del Bosco, Michele Chiarlo and Umani Ronchi will have their latest vintages of ...

WINE OF THE WEEK-ITALIAN WINE VIRTUAL TASTING-PART I-ISITUTO GRANDI MARCHI

Some of the biggest names in Italian wine are Zooming into Chicago with the latest vintages of their historic wines. Marchesi Antinori, Masi, Pio Cesare, Argiolas, Ca’ del Bosco, Michele Chiarlo and Umani Ronchi will have their latest vintages of ...

Wine of the Week-Wines of Maremma Tuscany II: Casa Brancaia Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2015 $39.99

Maremma is an idyllic hideaway tucked away in the medieval villages that lie in the undulating hills and lush, secluded valleys of southern Tuscany near the Mediterranean coast. Separated by thick chestnut forests sprawling olive groves and copious vineyards that ...

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