Learn About Bridesmaid
For years, Pam Starr (Crocker & Starr, Adastra) and Drew Neiman (Kongsgaard and Arietta) have been crafting exceptional wines under their own labels and for others. Now they have joined together to produce a deliciously fun and rewarding negotiant project known simply as Bridesmaid. Both wines are a blend of barrels from their own projects and from an enviable group of friends who...
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Learn About Napa Valley
It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...
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Learn About Bordeaux White Blends
Bordeaux White Blend
There's white wine in Bordeaux, too! Typically made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and bits of Muscadelle, white Bordeaux can be a fully dry table wine or, as in Sauternes, a deliciously sweet dessert wine. In other areas of the world, a Bordeaux blend consists primarily of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, either of which may be the predominant variety. Bordeaux blends can vary in style, but most have good acidity and often a mineral overtone.