Ok, let’s cut to the chase, Oregon Pinot Noir is a bit of mystery to the casual wine drinker. There seems to be a mystique surrounding it; everyone seems to know it is desirable, but most aren’t really quite sure why. I dare you to ask the person sitting across from you at your next […]
click here to read part one of Demystifying Oregon Pinot Noir Enter the winemaker… Fifty percent of the quality and characteristics of the Pinot Noir is determined by nature; now it is up to the winemaker to determine the quality and personality of the second fifty percent. The winemaker’s vision, skills, determination and subtleties play […]
Pinot Noir is an incredibly versatile red wine when it comes to food pairings, and cheese is no exception. It pairs very well with a wide range of cheeses to include goat cheese to tangy blue. Pinot Noir wine is typically light to medium-bodied with fruit notes of berries and/or cherries and earthy characteristics with […]
Pinot Nero is also known as Pinot Noir and usually when we are searching for a Pinot Noir we look to the USA or Burgundy, France. However, between Italy’s most famous wine regions, Tuscany and Piedmont, lies Lombardy. Best known for their sparkling wines, this region makes an outstanding Pinot Nero.
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One of the great pleasures –and occasionally curses – of living in the Midwest is the changing of the seasons and the change of activities and moods that follow. Who doesn’t love that first seasonal sip of hot cocoa when the old-man winter blows his first blast of chilly air? And who among us isn’t […]
Spring is officially finally here, YAY! To celebrate I have brought in a couple of fun new wines starting with a bubbly Voveti Prosecco. Vovetti meaning ‘to promise’ is a nice bracing Prosecco that offers vibrant fruit and refreshing bubbles. This month we are starting the season off right with a couple of beautiful Austrian […]
Being the foodies we are this is truly our favorite time of the year at Vine & Table. Our wealth of knowledge is put to the test daily as we make sure that each wine and food recommendation is absolutely perfect for your purpose. This year, we are making it even easier for you to […]