Tagged With: Chardonnay

WINE SAVVY: Three Styles of Dry White Wine

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the column which ran on 7/5/2016: Three Styles of Dry White Wine Sometimes people crinkle their nose at the words “dry white wine” but they also roll their eyes at the thought of “sweet white wine.” On the other hand, some just say, “I only like red … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: If you like this, try this

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the column which ran on 2/17/2016: If you like this, try this. Last weekend Sara was having a clothing exchange. This is when a group of friends get together to swap clothes that they are tired of or that no longer meet their expectations. She made banana … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: The Noble Grapes

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 2/18/2015: There are seven noble grapes. Three whites: sauvignon blanc, chardonnay and riesling and four reds: pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon, merlot and syrah. A noble grape is a grape variety that expresses it’s regionality in a specific characteristic fashion. For example, a … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: Pairing wines with Thanksgiving

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 11/26/2014: Thanksgiving dinner preparation usually falls into one of two categories: 1. you make all the food and invite all the people and are in charge of everything (you might have helpers but you are the boss; the French word … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: Learn the varietal – Chardonnay

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 11/12/2014: If you go out to a restaurant and order the house white there’s a very good chance it will be a glass of chardonnay. Chardonnay is a white grape that comes from an impossibly small village in the Burgundy … Continue reading »

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