I can’t explain why, but lately I’ve been interested in Moscato wines. This came about as the result of a recommendation. To be more specific it was for Risata Moscato d’Asti. When the weather starts to warm, I look for a chilled sweeter wine that has a bit of effervescence. I’m generally not a sweet wine drinker, but I do like it on occasion after working in my garden on a hot day…
I found this wine at Costco. It was recommended by their store wine buyer when he heard what kind of wine I was looking for. I was in search of an aperitif (sweeter wine) for Mother’s Day that would go well with a variety of dishes. I’m usually not a sweet wine drinker, but I […]
One of my readers recommended I take a look at the BareFoot Sweet Red Wine. So off to the store I went. The price so reasonable, I bought three different Barefoot Wines and gave them a try. My neighbor and I tasted their Sweet Red Wine, Moscato Spumante and the Chardonnay. The Sweet Red Wine, Moscato Spumante are true to their name. I can see where it would a something someone with a sweet wine tooth would very much enjoy. The Chardonnay was light and fruity.
We were served Pineau des Charentes (produced by Domain La Prenellerie) as an aperitif several times while in France. It was simply divine. When I went in search of information about the wine, I found a very interesting and unique history. Pineau des Charentes Nobody knows exactly how Pineau des Charentes came to be. The legend is […]