ARCS Atlanta Fall Cocktail Party

Winzer Krems Grüner Veltliner Sandgrube 2012 Kremstal, Austria Grüner Veltliner is a white wine grape from Austria. Don’t let the name throw you off — the wine made from Grüner Veltliner is easy to drink and very food friendly. Crisp and dry, this light to medium-bodied wine has bright citrus fruit flavors and subtle white pepper, […]

Zocker Gruner Veltliner 2011

Grüner Veltliner is the kind of wine you crave on a hot day. It’s an ideal summer white, going well with a variety of foods including seafood, sandwiches and salads, hard to pair vegetables like artichokes and asparagus, or Asian or spicy cuisine. You can enjoy it with a backyard barbecue or simply on its […]

(Not So) Scary Wines for Halloween

Give your palate a scare this Halloween with some frightening wines. There’s really nothing spooky about these wines — they just may not be as familiar to you as other reds and whites. So go ahead, try something new. You may be scared how much you enjoy them!   Bull’s Blood Bull’s Blood is the […]

Great Value Summer Whites

Keep your summer going well into September with one of these great value white wines.  They’re perfect for an outdoor picnic, a day at the beach, as an aperitif or whenever it’s too hot to drink a red wine (or later on when you wish it was too hot for red). All of these whites […]

Organic Wines for Less than $20

Organic wines can be confusing.  Some are labeled organic while others are not, and the definition of what makes a wine organic can vary among winemaking countries. In general, organic wines are made from grapes that are free of pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers, and they don’t have added sulfites.  Most wines have a small […]

Austrian Wines at the Miami Wine Fair

If you’re a wine novice, the best way to get a quick education is to attend a wine tasting.  For a lot of learning and tasting crammed into a short amount of time, you can’t beat the Miami International Wine Fair. Held at the end of the September, this year’s wine fair featured more than […]