Nearly 1,400 wines were entered into the 2017 San Diego International Wine and Spirits Challenge, Robert Whitley’s annual competition judged by an esteemed and varied panel of industry veterans — including wine buyers, critics, winemakers, sommeliers, and educators. Wines from Banfi fared well, with 30 collecting medals — including four taking “Best of Show” honors.
Cool off and refresh with these summer sips, recommended by wine writers! 1. Dry Riesling “As temperatures creep toward – even into – triple digits, we think more and more about refreshing wines to enjoy in the Great Northwest. And with summer’s arrival, so too shall we load up with bright white and crisp rosé […]
Stock up on these crowd-pleasing sparkling wines for the holiday season! 1. Maschio Prosecco Brut: Beautiful packaging and recently rated among The Top 100 Values by Wine & Spirits, this is a sparkling wine great for gifting and sharing. See the full review from W&S below: Riunite’s entry into the Prosecco game offers an edgy, […]
There was plenty of bubbly in flutes across the world as people rang in the New Year. But why must the bubbles stop flowing after December 31st? Why can’t we celebrate with sparkling wines more frequently than once a year? After all, isn’t life worth celebrating? Certainly more than a ball dropping, I’d think. Toward […]
Zabaione or Zabaglione, whichever way you spell it, it’s still a tasty custard. And did you know it’s given to Sardinian grooms on their wedding night for “strength”? Learn more about the history of zabaione / zabaglione by reading Clifford Wright’s story on Zester, which includes an easy recipe so you can whip up a […]