The Wine Scoop
Passover is just around the corner and with that will come large groups of family and friends gathering for the traditional Seder meal. Since wine features so prominently during this ritual Jewish feast, we thought we'd turn to a blogger to help expand our knowledge about kosher and kosher for Passover wines - beyond just Manischewitz!
Sonia of The Wine Scoop sets out to defend kosher wines and spirits in an educated and approachable tone - not from a wine connoisseur's perspective, but that of a person who just plain likes trying new wines. "If you are a kosher wine drinker or not does not matter here, this website is for those that want to know about great tasting wines and other liquors that just happen to be kosher." As fellow open-minded wine fans, how could we argue with that?
Read more about kosher wines and spirits at The Wine Scoop
Wine of the Week: April 15, 2011
Juslyn Vertical Tasting
This past Wednesday we were lucky to have hosted a fine tasting of Juslyn’s Estate Cabernet Sauvignon with Managning Partner and General Manager Stephanie DeMasi. With such a small business, production is hovering around 1300 cases total and the estate vineyard is a mere 8 acres, it’s easy for a GM to know the ins and outs of the operation, and Stephanie certainly was able to add tons of background to the Juslyn story and answer the many question our audience came up with.
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Upcoming Virtual Tasting
Don't forget to mark your calendars for our next virtual tasting with Frei Brothers Reserve on Wed., April 20. Viticulturalist Jim Collins joins Greg in New York City, where they'll discuss the winery's sustainable winemaking practices - and of course, taste some exceptional wines!
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