Chardonnay (Wine Introduction)

Chardonnay – the grape and the wine (Classic tasting notes: vanilla, tropical fruit, nuts, subtle apples and butter) It is the primary white wine of Burgundy. One of the most popular wines in the world.  Other than its home in Burgundy, the best Chards come from Washington State, Ontario and California. You can find itContinue reading “Chardonnay (Wine Introduction)”

Paris restaurant wows us. Outstanding French Cuisine.

Drouant Remember the name. There are great restaurants in Paris and not so great. Drouant is great! When in Paris, be sure to dine here  www.drouant.com This historic Parisian restaurant was founded in 1880, and has been the recipient of the famous Goncourt and Renaudot prizes since 1914. Antoine Westermann became owner and chef in 2006. TheContinue reading “Paris restaurant wows us. Outstanding French Cuisine.”

Hinterbrook Barrel-fermented Chardonnay 2010. Light gold. Aromas of vanilla bean, caramel …

Hinterbrook Barrel-fermented Chardonnay 2010. Light gold. Aromas of vanilla bean, caramel & nutmeg. Flavours of almond, apricot and clove, with a hint of pink grapefruit and cane juice. Perfect acidity, with a creamy richness in a balanced and well integrated presentation. Long finish. A beautiful wine! Hinterbrook wines are always from hand-harvested and sorted grapesContinue reading “Hinterbrook Barrel-fermented Chardonnay 2010. Light gold. Aromas of vanilla bean, caramel …”

Wine varietals – From Barbera to Malbec to Zweigelt, here’s the guide …

WINE VARIETALS By The Wine Baron, Publisher of WineAndLeisure.com We create social media campaigns and websites.Email us for details. paul (at) singerbiz.com Definition: Varietal refers to a wine made from a grape variety like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Chardonnay. Wine is a cultural thing. The interesting rituals involved in choosing a wine, opening the bottle, swirling,Continue reading “Wine varietals – From Barbera to Malbec to Zweigelt, here’s the guide …”