Grape of the Week: Carmenere
By: Jeff S Cameron
Posted: Jun. 24, 2013

It was thought to be one of the six original red grapes of Bordeaux. But today, Carmenere is one of the best and brightest wine grapes of Chile. Read about it and then taste and see! 

Seasonal Mixed Salad
By: Harry Haff
Posted: Apr. 02, 2013

Salad can be a challenging meal to pair to wine, but if you pay attention to a few key elements—namely, the standout ingredients and the acidity of the dressing—you can find a great match. It’s easy to overpower a salad with wine, but if you pay attention to the weight and body of each, you can strike the right balance. Check out this basic salad recipe and wine pairing, then share your own variations and wine pairings!

Long considered a source of light sippers, Chilean vineyards and wineries are demonstrating they’re coming into their own in the wine world of heavy hitters.