Spring Wine Herdade Do Rocim Amphora - Alentejo © Cori solomon

Spring Wine: 12 Wines to Savor this Season

Springtime is the perfect time to enjoy all sorts of wine, from whites to reds. Spring is also the time for bud break and the beginning of a new vintage. The weather is ever-changing, so a heavier red still works, whereas, on a nice warm spring day, a refreshing white can be ideal. Join me … Read more

Heradae Do Esporão Military Tower overlooking Vineyards © Esporão

Esporão: Pioneering The Alentejo Wine Region

The name Esporão is synonymous with modern-day Portuguese wine, especially those from the Alentejo wine region. This family-owned winery spans two generations and is a front runner in the organic movement in wine growing and winemaking. From the Douro to Vinho Verde to their main headquarters, Herdade Do Esporão in the Reguengos de Monsaraz DOC … Read more

Summer White Wine - L'Ecole No 41 Luminesce

The Best Summer White Wine

During the heat of summer, our wine of choice leans toward white wines. The refreshing, crisp, and bright nuances of the various white varieties lend themselves to being at the top of one’s list of go-to summer white wine. Summer White Wine Here is a list of my summer white wine suggestions to enjoy during … Read more

Wines of Portugal Tasting at Cafe Del Rey

Wines Of Portugal: Getting to know Portuguese Wine

My first intensive tasting of Portuguese wine occurred about a year ago at a luncheon at Café Del Rey. Recently, I explored in more depth the Wines of Portugal during a wine tasting event and seminar at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Eugenio Jardim, the US ambassador for Wines of Portugal, officiated both events and Evan … Read more