Winetasting in the age of COVID

Traditionally this is a wonderful time of year to make a visit to your favorite winery, or explore a wine trail, and this year is no exception. Grapes are ripening, the air is getting crisper, leaves are starting to change color…oh, and there’s wine! However, COVID-19 has changed the usual procedures so it’s best to prepare and

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Planning the perfect Northern Michigan girls getaway

Stock up on snacks, pick a meeting place, fill the tank, and hit the road. There are few things I enjoy more than a road trip, especially when it involves some of my favorite people. Such was the case recently, when my high school friends and I headed up north for a long overdue winetasting weekend. Winter

Planning the perfect Northern Michigan girls getaway2020-03-04T13:48:45-05:00

Winetasting Terminology

For some of us, winetasting can be a bit intimidating. Knowing common terms can help. Here are some of the most commonly-used words by oenophiles. Acidity — the liveliness and crispness in wine that activates our salivary glands Aging — holding wine in barrels, tanks, and bottles to advance them to a more desirable state Astringent — tasting term noting the harsh, bitter,

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