Learn About Jose Maria Da Fonseca Map It
For more than 150 years, this landmark wine from the southwestern coast of Portugal has been enjoyed by discerning wine drinkers and Periquita continues to be an international ambassador for fine Portuguese wines. Created by Jose Maria da Fonseca in 1850, Periquita is made from Castelão (kah-stay-lao) grape, an indigenous variety that thrives in southern Portugal and, originally...
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Learn About Alsace
Seventy miles long and two miles wide, Alsace is a beautiful, picturesque region situated along the border of France and Germany, nestled between the Voges Mountains and the Rhine River. These landmarks give Alsace an ideal climate for the white grapes that have become the mainstays of the region. Pinot Noir is also grown, with plantings of the grape increasing with consumer...
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Learn About Other Dessert
Beyond Port and Sherry, here are a few of our favorites:
Sauternes - the golden wine of the Sauternes region in
Bordeaux, these wines are made with botrytis-affected
grapes and produce a rich, honeyed concoction with an amazing balance of sweetness and acidity.
Don"t discount Sauternes'
neighbor, Barsac, or even the region across the river,...
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