Fresh Press- Think you had a bad day? Um, this dude dropped $1 million worth of wine from a forklift!
Wine Whine: Mordechai, Nebuchadnezzer and Melchizedek oh my!
Here’s the official list of all the names of large format bottles. And the celebrity version…
What the What? How to pronounce: degorgement (disgorgement). Listen for an authentic French pronouncement at our fave: Forvo!
Want to see how disgorging Champagne is really done? Check this and this out.
One of the Where in the World clues: where Christina got married! It was pretty. And there are impossibly small cars!
Christina is reading Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and is also now obsessed with local produce, London farmer’s markets and getting her goody basket from her “allotment.”
Anne asked us about boxed wine. Are there any good ones? We say, YES!
“From the Tank” and Wurtz Riesling are just two of our favorites. Look at all of these bag in boxes at Frankly Wines in NYC! Further reading: 2 great articles about bag in box wines. One from Jancis Robinson and another by Talia Baocchi in Eater.
–Wine of the Week: Instead of a predictable Vermentino, we want to actually highlight a red wine from the region- the 2009 BioVio Rossese.
It shows best with a bit of a chill, so put it in the fridge to cool down and you’ve got the perfect summer red. It’s like drinking rubies! You get strawberries, cranberries, rose petals and a little black pepper spice to keep it interesting.
Other Ligurian producers we love: Punta Crena, Il Monticello and Bisson.