The Wandering Wino Blog

Holiday Wines

Christmas Table Setting

When it comes to holiday entertaining, one of the most common questions I hear this time of year is, "What wines should I have during the holidays?" A key aspect to consider of course is: what foods are you serving? 

One of the most common food entrees this time of year seems to be turkey. There are so many various side dishes that could be served ranging from sweet and rich yams to Italian acidic red sauces and every other type of food in-between. While there may be no wine that pairs with everything on your holiday plate, the turkey ...

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Grenache Blanc, a Forgotten Grape?

Tercero Grenache Blanc

When I was a little boy, I often liked the idea of expoloration. My cousin and I would explore in our grandparents basement finding all kinds of fun and interesting discoveries from past decades. I even recall surfacing with a photo of my grandparents with a man, and it was autographed. When I inquired who the man was, I was told it was a night they had dinner with Johhny Cash in the early '60's. It might have been the first time I had heard that name, and it was a very cool discovery.

I don't think I ...

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