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Wide world of wine: Chandon 2016 Limited Edition Holiday Brut - $24

Chandon is rechristening the traditional Thanksgiving feast as Squads giving-a time for not only family to get together, but various loved ones, friends and co-workers to gather around the table for the holidays. Whether Casually Chic in White or Fashionably ...

Wine of the Week 2014 Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano

A big, bold fruity wine that simply says hello to the Holidays is Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano 2014 ($17.99). The wine is very fruit forward with inviting notes of violets and rose petals, followed by flavors of bing cherries, strawberries, ...

Champagne Palmer Brut Reserve NV-$48.99

Champagne Palmer Brut Reserve NV ($48.99) is the absolute real deal from Reims, France. Created by Cellar Master Xavier Berdin, Champagne Palmer is vinified from grapes grown in the Grand and Premier Crus vineyards planted on and around the famed ...

Wine of the Week: Ruffino Prosecco DOC-$15

Ruffino Prosecco DOC-$15 is the perfect party companion. Perfect as an aperitif with hors d'oeuvres, this fruity, fragrant sparkling wine is the ideal companion for assorted cheeses, charcuterie and crudite. At far less than $20 a bottle, its surprising how ...

2014 Harken Chardonnay a welcome blast from the past

2014 Harken Chardonnay is a bright, fruity, oakey Chardonnay that recalls the great California vintages of yesteryear. 100% barrel fermented and aged in oak, it's flavors build steadily in the mouth with delicious ripe pear and touches of Meyer lemon ...

Wine of the Week: Chicago Gourmet Wine Event

Bon Appetit Chicago Gourmet 2016 was a sold out weekend in Millennium Park in downtown Chicago the weekend of August 22nd. The park became the perfect place for Bon Appetit Chicago Gourmet Wine and Food event to take place. The ...

Cannabis Beer approved by feds for national distribution

Aurora, Colorado – Dude’s Brews, the packaged-beer arm of Dad & Dude’s Breweria in Colorado announces their cannabis infused line of beers has been given the country’s first Federal approval for cannabis infused beer utilizing extract from full grown cannabis ...

Wine of the Week: OdfJell Armador Estate Sauvignon

Fall is here, and along with the cornucopia of fresh flavors from the harvest comes a dizzying array of new wines. Wines of Chile is in the midst of a whirlwind national promotion at Whole Foods Market, and the wine ...

NEW HUNGARIAN WINES FOR FALL

The Romans brought wines to Hungary in the 5th cerntury AD. Over the centuries, new grape varieties were brought in from France and Italy. Most of the production has been in white wine, particularly the sweet wines created from the ...

Wine of the Week – Vilarnau Brut Reserve DO Cava - $13

The artistic Avant- Garde bottle gives an indication of what's inside; a racy, sophisticated sparkling wine with an adventurous spirit that is produced in a state-of-the-art winery that is steeped in tradition. Vilarnau is a prestigious, finely crafted Spanish sparkling ...

Wine of the Week: Nobilo 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Regional Collection ($13), Nobilo icon 2015 Sauvignon Blanc ($22) Pure New Zealand

MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND - wines of Marlborough make you forget everything you formerly knew about New Zealand wines. The wines were first put on the international wine map in the 1980s as a fruit forward mouthful of bright, zesty citrus ...

Plainfield Wine & Cheese shop plans anniversary celebration

A successful local business helping other local businesses is the goal of an upcoming community celebration in downtown Plainfield. When two women banker friends followed their dream and opened a wine shop in historic downtown Plainfield 12 years ago, they ...

Wine of The Week: Astoria “Caranto” Pinot Noir $11 A warm weather crowd pleaser

These last precious days of summer are perfect for getting together with family and friends. Whether a poolside soiree or a traditional outdoor grill party, wine is always the element that brings it all together. With the expense of getting ...

Wines of the week: Nobilo 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Regional Collection -$13 Nobilo Icon 2015 Sauvignon Blanc - $22 Pure New Zealand

MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND--NOBILO PURE NEW ZEALAND wines of Marlborough make you forget everything you formerly knew about New Zealand wines. The wines were first put on the international wine map in the 1980s as a fruit forward mouthful of bright, ...

Wine of the week: Lunelli Ziggurat Montefalco Rosso 2010-$19

The summer grilling season is in full swing, with the coals burning almost non-stop from now through Labor Day Weekend. Italy's beautiful Umbria region, known for its lush hillsides and ancient history, is also home to one of the most ...