Posts Tagged: chardonnay

Maipo valley vineyard Chile

A Day Trip to Chile’s Maipo Wine Valley

One of the things I’ve come to appreciate this year, as far as wine is concerned, is the difference in each country’s wine regions, especially Maipo Valley.  But, Carin, can you really tell the difference in region simply tasting the wine?  I mean how many wine regions does one actually visit in the year.  Five.  I’ve…

Mendoza Wine Guide: 3 Days, 3 Nights

Most of us dream of places like Mendoza: beautiful mountains, peaceful countryside and handsome winemakers (maybe that’s just me?).  But let’s not forget about the wine itself, especially Mendoza’s most notable, the Malbec. I spent last weekend in Mendoza (rough, I know), an area I’ve wanted to explore for some time.  I’ve been to many…

Summer Wine Slushies

Pairs Well With… 4th of July celebrations + Summertime sunshine + Friends + Cheer Summertime cocktails are the best, especially the wine kind.  They hit the spot and taste so refreshing on a hot summer’s day.  Add a few friends, sunshine and some patio chairs on the deck and you’ve got yourself summer happy hour.  These…