Easter Wines

Anne Amie Cuvée A Müller-Thurgau, Yamhill-Carlton District, Oregon
Anne Amie Cuvée A Müller-Thurgau, Yamhill-Carlton District, Oregon $16.00
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Charles Joguet Chinon Cuvée Terroir, Loire, France
Charles Joguet Chinon Cuvée Terroir, Loire, France $24.00
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Cleto Chiarli Brut de Noir Rosé Lambrusco, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, NV
Cleto Chiarli Brut de Noir Rosé Lambrusco, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, NV $16.00
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Copain Tous Ensemble Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley, CA
Copain Tous Ensemble Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley, CA $28.00
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Fast & Fabulous: Roasted Halibut with Fennel & Dill Salad & a Delightful Rhone White Wine

April 28, 2016

If you’re looking for a beautiful, delicious and healthy dish that’s also quick and easy to make (yes, it checks ALL the boxes!), look no further! Our latest Fast & Fabulous recipe for Roasted Halibut with Fennel & Dill Salad features a simply roasted halibut fillet perfectly complemented by the bright acidity and crunch of pickled fennel salad as well as our featured wine selection, a delightful white wine from France’s Rhone Valley. This dish is so flavorful and refreshing it’s perfect for serving during the warmer months ahead. Find the freshest fish you can get your hands on! Halibut is a fish with a mild flavor, kind of along the lines of tilapia and snapper but with a delightfully...

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Wine Word of the Week: “Saignée”

April 26, 2016

With rosé season upon us, I thought it appropriate to feature the word saignée as our latest Wine Word of the Week. This French term, which literally means “to bleed,” refers to bleeding off juice during the early stages of red wine fermentation. This is done primarily for two reasons: (1) to concentrate the aromas and flavors of the finished red wine, and (2) the excess pink juice is used to make rosé. Winemakers from regions like Provence who specialize in rosé production, however, tend to frown upon this winemaking method. They consider rosé produced using the saignée method an “afterthought” and simply a byproduct of red wine production. In contrast, Provençal rosés are made from grapes grown specifically for that...

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The Glamorous Gourmet’s Mother’s Day Giveaway featuring Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Champagne!

April 17, 2016

“Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it.” – Madame de Pompadour What better way to spoil yourself, or a special Mom in your life, on Mother’s Day than Champagne? In honor of this very special holiday, The Glamorous Gourmet is giving away a fabulous bottle of Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Champagne to one very lucky winner – a $90 value! In the 1960’s, making a non-vintage rosé Champagne was virtually unthinkable but Bernard de Nonancort, the charismatic Chairman and CEO of Laurent-Perrier, was just the man to make it happen. Laurent-Perrier’s Cuvée Rosé was launched in 1968 in an elegant bottle inspired by those made in the time of French King Henri IV. This gorgeous...

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