If you’d like to become more familiar with different wine regions, varietals and qualities of wine, as well as the vocabulary of wine, an at-home wine tasting can help you become more knowledgable about wine in a fun, relaxed environment.
This article originally appeared as part of the story Pour, Swirl and Sip in the March/April 2019 issue.
Cindy Cotroneo Fix, co-owner of Cotroneo’s along with her husband Guy, knows wine. Here are a few of her favorite pairings.
Fall isn’t simply a change in the weather. It brings a transformation in decor, activities and flavors. Amidst pumpkin and apple flavored pies and lattes, vice president and co-owner of Elevated Beer, Wine & Spirits Tom Boland offers some subtle fall-time drink recommendations perfect for bringing in the season.
In the late 1980s, a special piece of Dellwood property caught real estate developer Ron Peltier’s eye. The 188-acre tract of land was originally part of James J. Hill’s empire and was passed down to his daughter and then his granddaughter, Gertrude Ffolliott. She wasn’t prepared to sell, but Peltier was willing to wait. That wait ended up being decades long, but Peltier was finally able to buy the property of his dreams in 2010.