Tagged With: Sauvignon Blanc

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: Pair summer with Sauvignon blanc

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the column which ran on 6/8/2016: Sauvignon Blanc Few things compare to summer in Duluth. With sunlight extending from 5 a.m. to almost 10 p.m., the days hold so much promise. After winter, the warmth of the summer beckons us out of the house to enjoy the … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: New World vs. Old World

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the column which ran on 10/14/2015: Wine style: New world vs. Old world Wine is notoriously difficult to make consistent. This is because grapes are fruit that produce juice based on what the weather and the land give them each year. In a good growing year the … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: Learn the Varietal ~ Sauvignon Blanc

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 5/27/2015: Learn the Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc When people first taste sauvignon blanc, the most common reaction is a puckered face, followed by a down turned mouth which quickly leads to an expression of disgust. When I serve this wine in my beginner … 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: Cabernet the king of wine

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 12/10/2014: Cabernet sauvignon is the most popular red wine grape in the world. It is planted in France, Spain, Australia, Chile, Argentina, South Africa and the U.S. It often produces soft, supple, velvety wines that can have aromas of blueberries, … Continue reading »

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