Two summer rosé wines from the Finger Lakes

July 14, 2017

Rosé or “blush” wines complement outdoor summer activities and today Leah and David sample both a dry and sweet variety. Rosé is made using red varietals but the limited exposure to the grape skin is what creates the beautiful pink color. Goat cheese and Gruyere are two cheese that usually pair well with Rosé and in this video we test their compatibility.

A tour of the wine cellar

July 11, 2017

A wine cellar isn’t just a room to store bottles in. It can also be a place to showcase your wine. In this video we offer you a tour of our wine cellar and how we organized it. We do use a computer program to keep track of all our bottles. The program includes the wine’s location and informs us when each wine is ready to drink.

Two summer white wines from the Finger Lakes

July 7, 2017

With warm weather in the air its time to put together your summer wine cellar. Here are two fantastic varietals that we think you’ll find refreshing. Both are from the Finger Lakes and are exceptionally versatile when it comes to food pairing or just sipping in the sun.

Michael David Winery 2014 Petite Sirah – California

June 22, 2017

Although it doesn’t have anything to do with the wine, the label is very carnival like and entertaining. From the Lodi Appellation, this California Petite Sirah has a delightful nose full of milk chocolate, blue berries and vanilla with toasted oak.  The milk chocolate carries over into the mouth as do dark fruits and lovely tannins that become oh so fine when paired with a rib eye. At 14.5% alcohol, this wine packs a punch but it is so delicate in its structure that you barely notice the alcohol content.  I’m glad I bought more than one bottle.  I picked… Read more