Mom Will Feel Like a Princess with Kate Middleton’s Sauvignon Blanc

Mom may be a commoner, but she can at least drink like a princess for Mother’s Day without it costing Dad and family a king’s ransom. The night before her wedding to Prince William, Kate Middleton (now the Duchess of Cambridge) dined with close friends and family at the Goring Hotel in London’s Belgravia district. […]

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What’s a Prosecco? Italian Sparkling Wine vs. French Champagne

A new word for the New Year, just don’t call it cheap Champagne. But, whether you know what Prosecco is or not, chances are very good you’ll have some New Year’s Eve. Prosecco is generally a dry Italian sparkling wine made from the grape variety Glera which is grown in the Veneto region of Italy. […]

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Empress Josephine’s Wine Cellar

Bordeaux wine lovers may credit the 1855 Exposition Universelle de Paris and Emperor Napoleon III’s “Official Classification” with putting Bordeaux wine on the map. But, it turns out that his grandmother the Empress Josephine, first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte may have ignited French passion for the wine. Prior to Josephine raising the status of Bordeaux […]

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