Your favorite cashmere sweater. A cozy fleece blanket. A steaming hot bowl of savory Boeuf Bourguignon. These are definitely a few of my favorite Winter things and you know what makes them ALL even BETTER? A nice, BIG glass of RED WINE!
In my opinion Red Wine is the PERFECT Winter accessory and today’s episode of “Wines of the Week” features some of my favorites that are guaranteed to keep you warm and toasty during the chilliest time of year.
4 Wonderful Red Wines for Winter – 2 STEALS & 2 SPLURGES:
(Please watch full episode below for detailed tasting notes & MORE helpful advice)
1.) Leese-Fitch Firehouse Red, California, 2015 ($12)
2.) Alta Vista Premium Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, 2012 ($18)
3.) Xavier Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France, 2010 ($40)
4.) Lucia Soberanes Vineyard Syrah, Sta. Lucia Highlands, California, 2012 ($50)
BELOW ARE RESOURCES MENTIONED IN TODAY’S SHOW:
Wine Atelier Podcast: Red Wine 101: http://bit.ly/2BmzwQo
Quick Coq au Vin Recipe: http://bit.ly/2aZtl7i
Our visit to Pisoni Vineyards in Sta. Lucia Highlands, California: http://bit.ly/2ruvuDJ
For ALL the details on this week’s Wonderful Winter Red Wines, please watch the Facebook LIVE video above. To view previous episodes of “Wines of the Week” on Facebook LIVE, please click here. And if YOU have any favorite red wines you’re looking forward to enjoying this Winter – I’d LOVE to hear about them – Please let me know in the Comments section below.
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