One cannot beat a wine tasting at Tesse in West Hollywood. Such was the case with Golden State Wine Co. Spring Portfolio Tasting. Mike Miller’s portfolio of wine takes one to some of the best wineries in Spain, France, Italy, and the new world, including Oregon and South Africa. The appetizer selections from Tesse were
The Chenin Blanc wine grape, also known as Pineau de la Loire, originated in the Loire Valley of France. This white grape is high in acidity. The grape is used in sparkling wine such as Crémant de Loire. Besides the Loire Valley, Chenin Blanc wine is a popular variety widely planted in South Africa’s Western
Diversity of grape varieties is one of the best ways to describe Loire Valley wines. Spring to Loire 2019 presented a trade tasting with three seminars, led by Matthew Kaner, focused on France’s most diverse wine region. Not only does one find diversity of grapes in the region but diversity of the climate and soils.
The South African Consulate-General Los Angeles presented a South African Wine Lunch. Wines of South Africa partnered with the consulate for this luncheon at A.O.C. Jim Clarke, Marketing Director for Wines of South Africa, was our host along with the wines served at the luncheon. Most vineyards in South Africa are located in the Western
WineLA recently showcased the Wines of South Africa, WOSA, in Marina Del Rey. The wine tasting at the Marina City Club presented the diversity and styles that elevate South African wines into the 8th largest wine-producing region of the world. In South Africa, most vineyards are located in the Western Cape, an area where sea
Our lives take different paths and as we maneuver down each road we traverse, it establishes how we come to know the people we encounter along the way. Such is the case with John and Tracey Skupny, owners of Lang & Reed Wine Company in St. Helena, California. Our friendship came about through a common