July 2019 Jefferson Club Wine:
This month, for Just A Taste’s Jefferson Club, I am excited to feature Chateau Palmer’s “Alter Ego de Palmer” 2015 Bordeaux rouge from Margaux.
July is a month that is decidedly American. Celebration of cookouts, independence, and heat waves remind us of why there is no better place to be than the US of A. However, let us cheer to another thing that America is best in: wine imports. And to celebrate that achievement, this month we are featuring two wines from Italy.
The search for the perfect summer wine is over. Rosé has been sweeping the nation as the best buy by the bottle for anything from lounging by the lake to sunny soirées. It is the red wine for white drinkers, and the red wine for white drinkers: rosé is the champion of wine versatility.
June 2019 Jefferson Club Wine:
This month, for Just A Taste’s Jefferson Club, I am excited to feature two wines from Schloss Gobelsburg. First, the Kamptal Renner 1qwt Gruner Veltliner 2016 will be given to the majority of our club members. Members who prefer red wines will receive their delicious St. Laurent Reserve.
June 2019 Heritage Club Wines:
Nothing says summer to me like crisp rose by the water, and nothing is more refreshing than a slightly fizzy Vinho Verde rosato. And even though I generally prefer whites or rose during warmer months, its nice to crack open a bottle of soft, fruity red like unaged Tempranillo.
Let’s start from the beginning because we’re on a mission to provide an #educatedpour. If you’re unfamiliar with the negroni cocktail, it’s basically three things that should not taste good together… but somehow taste great.
May 2019 Jefferson Club Wine:
Alois Lageder has been a pioneer in biodynamics in Italy’s northeastern Alto Adige region. Today, all of their 140 acres are farmed following the philosophy of bio-diversity. Under the leadership of Alois Clemens Lageder, they intent to continue to push the bounds on sustainable farming well into the future.
May 2019 Heritage Club Wines:
We return to Italy this month for a close look into two highly regarded wineries in Italy’s Northeast: Alois Lageder and Speri Viticoltori.
April 2019 Heritage Club Wines: