Top 25 Wines of 2022!

Another crazy year has ended, however hopefully the world continues to get  less crazy in the next.  As in 2021, it was very different than a normal year, as the large wine tastings and festivals are really just starting to come back, and instead of sampling 600-800 wines, our field of view was once again…

Time for a Detox?

Raising The Bar box The holidays have come and gone and most of us have done our fair share of celebrating and imbibing. If your body is begging you for a detox but the arrival of the weekend tempts you to sip on something jovial, we’ve compiled a list of enjoyable non-alcoholic alternatives to savor…

Behind the Cork™ – Corvezzo Prosecco

Corvezzo Prosecco Corvezzo (kor-VETZ-zoh) is the leading name in organically grown, vegan wines from northeast Italy’s Veneto region. Founded in 1960, the winery is in the village of Cessalto near Treviso, a sweet spot in the Veneto between the cool Dolomite Mountains and the sunny Adriatic Sea. Family-owned and run, Corvezzo has the largest acreage…

Caprese Paired with Prosecco #ItalianFWT

Posted by vinotravels21 I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday season for family, friends and loved ones.  Tis’ the season to indulge in food and wine along with trying new dishes prepared by friends and family.  Appetizers are in abundance while you’re sipping on a glass of wine.  Cheese is always one of everybody’s favorites and…

The Random Samples – 11/4/2022

Posted on November 4, 2022 by the drunken cyclist It is time for another edition of “Random Samples”–I occasionally get samples from marketing agencies and/or producers, and these can often be grouped together into some sort of over-arching theme: Sauvignon Two Ways, Chardonnay Any Day, If It Doesn’t Sparkle, It Doesn’t Matter. 2019 Bending Branch Winery Malbec Bending Branch Estate Vineyards,…