French producers are calling it the “bon problème“– warmer temperatures that are increasing output in many traditional wine producing regions. But these warmer temperatures are also affecting grapes in ways that may have already fundamentally altered the nature of some wines. And not necessarily in positive ways. That’s the message of a well-written piece published yesterday by Gwynn Guilford on Qz.com. Read the rest of this entry »
Even if you don’t drink wine very often, you probably have a type that you prefer. For me, I really enjoy white Pinot Grigio, and I can’t stand most varieties of red. Rose is kind of my middle ground. I like that it’s sweet, but I don’t like the fact that it has such a low alcohol content. Which wine do you prefer? Vote after the jump! Read the rest of this entry »
We have our Final Four! Strawberry vs. Grape and Tomato vs. Banana!
Grape has been more than a Cinderella story in this year’s March Produce Madness. It’s defeated broccoli, apple and pumpkin. But now it’s facing strawberry. This spring berry has had no trouble against any fruit or veggie. Who will you vote for? Who should be the champ?
*The poll will be open until Monday, April 4 at 8:00 AM CST.