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Pinot Grigio

While many people believe Pinot Grigio originated in Italy, it was actually born in France where it is known as “Pinot Gris”. Unlike most white wine grapes where the skin is tones of green, Pinot Grigio actually has a blueish-grey colour skin, making it look more like a red wine grape (“gris”=grey in french)! Since … Continue reading Pinot Grigio

White Wines For Summer Grilling

Many opt for red wines for grilling, yet white wines bring a refreshing “chill” along with acidity and often veggie-friendly flavor profiles. Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Chardonnay are go-to grilling finds for a variety of fresh fare, but each makes its mark for signature barbecue options. Spicing it up? Opt for something sweet, Riesling will … Continue reading White Wines For Summer Grilling

1811 April Limited Release

April 2014. Based On: Chateau d’Yquem. $117, 000 Per Bottle From 1811 – this “new” bottle of Chateau d’Yquem—a blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc—became the most expensive white wine in history. And the crazy thing is, it actually is drinkable. Though, obviously, it will not be consumed. The man who bought it, Christian Vanneque, … Continue reading 1811 April Limited Release