Let’s Get Irreverent! With Portugal’s Irreverente Wines

It’s not that I’m actually disrespecting Chardonnay or Merlot… I’m just momentarily turning away from them. Toward something new, out of the ordinary. Irreverente wines are not the usual Sunday-after-church, pot-roast-dinner kind of wines. No sir. These wines blend grapes you’ve never heard of, package them with splotchy artwork labels, and throw them at...

Enhance Romance! (With the Best Wine and Chocolate Pairings)

I hear it every year around Valentine’s Day.  “Wine and chocolate just go together!!” Well, no.  No they don’t. Wine and chocolate, if mis-matched, can be a bitter, bitter experience.  And ain’t nobody wantin’ bitter on Valentine’s day! Immediate romantic buzz-kill. Sooo… in the interest of romance, I gathered a collection of wines and...