Category Archives: Rose

ACORN Winery: The Art and Magic of Perfect Balance

In my push to work on the “Wine for Normal People” book (draft done, selling to publishers in process!), many things took a back seat. Among those I feel guiltiest about: not reviewing the ACORN Winery samples that Bill and Betsy Nachbur so generously sent to me for consideration in...

5 Awesome Wines For Memorial Day…and After

Summer un-officially starts tomorrow on Memorial Day (real summer is in June somewhere around the 20th when the solstice occurs, but who’s counting?). White pants, shoes, and purses can come out of hibernation…and chilled summer white wines! But you need something for your grill too, so here are 5 wines...

Thanksgiving Wine Picks: Part II, The Results

I said I’d report back on Thanksgiving and the wines I picked. I am happy to report that this year, there wasn’t a stinker in the bunch. Everything was under $20, proving you can get great stuff and don’t have to pay an arm and a leg (or breast or...

My Thanksgiving Wine Picks, Part 1: The Purchases

What am I drinking for Thanksgiving? My family constrained my budget, so everything is under $20. Really tough but given how much we all drink, if we wanted to get lots of variety, we needed to go for budget wines. The special ones will have to wait until Christmas, when...

Friday Limerick: Chateau du Donjon Rose

Ok, so I polled my Facebook users (please join my Wine For Normal People Page so you can get regular updates!) and it seemed to go over pretty well, so here’s the newest idea. I’ll still do my weekly post on wine in-depth, but I’m going to add a Friday...