The Newport WineFest took place in Newport, RI last weekend. Despite a nice space and weekend for a wine event, this event missed on nearly every point and was perhaps one of the worst "wine" events I've ever attended. Here's why...
In this week's drinks & drams we take a look at the 2008 Storrs Grenache from Santa Cruz, The Samurai rice ale from Great Divide Brewing and the Caol Ila 12 year single malt. Which one comes out on top?
Tuscany's Sada Estate made their Boston debut at this RedWhiteBoston tasting event in the North End. From a beautifully light Vermentino to a rich and delicious Bordeaux blend, be on the lookout for this new Italian producer in your neck of the woods soon!
Livermore is an often overlooked wine region in Northern California, just about an hour from Napa. But don't be mistaken by Livermore's low-profile exterior. There are some great wine finds here and a whole lot of history.