Choosing wine in large quantities for parties and weddings can be time-consuming and difficult if you do not have know-how in pairing wines with food. There is a whole world of wine and everyone’s palate is different. My consultations are tailored to your menu and your guests. As your personal Sommelier, I will help you choose… Continue reading Wine Consultation
You’ve probably heard it before: all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon. If you’re a whiskey (and especially bourbon) drinker, you need to know what that means. By definition, whiskey (or spelled ‘whisky’ in Scotland) is a spirit distilled from fermented grain mash — grain varieties include wheat, rye, barley, and corn — and then… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?
I work in a small wine & spirits shop. It’s my side gig. I see a small share of customers and although the wine is not the main focus of the shop, I take it seriously. After all, I’m a Somm, it’s my job as well as my passion. Actually, I am the only employee… Continue reading Wine – What Are You Saving It For?
Viognier (“Vee-own-yay”) is a full-bodied white wine that originated in southern France. Most loved for its perfumed aromas of peach, tangerine and honeysuckle, Viognier can also be oak-aged to add a rich creamy taste with hints of vanilla. If you love to brood over bolder white wines like Chardonnay, Viognier is definitely something you’ll like… Continue reading Viognier – It Must Be Spring!