Wisconsin White Blend

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This wine is near and dear to my heart because it is one that we served at our wedding. Part of why we picked it is because this wine is a good option for both sweet and dry white wine lovers. It has the perfect compromise between sweet summer pineapple and dry tart apple. I’m also from Wisconsin, so love to support Cedarcreek as a local winery in my area.

Wine: A Tasting Course

In my first wine review, I referenced a book that I have been using to help me learn more about wine and today I’m excited to share it on my blog. The book is called “Wine: A Tasting Course” and I have loved every minute of reading through it! I spent some time in the past researching and paging through other wine books. In comparison I think this one is the best for a few reasons.

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First of all it is not “stuffy”. This book is ideal for someone like myself, an average person who is looking to expand on wine knowledge. The setup is also extremely easy to follow. I use the first half of the book to read through page-by-page and mark off areas I may want to go back to. I use the second half by opening a bottle of wine (my favorite part) and referencing the corresponding area of the book. It has been really fun to match up the wine and book. I find that it helps me understand the information better and remember it more clearly. This book is filled with helpful infograms, charts, and photos that are useful for anyone who learns visually, like myself.

Overall, “Wine: A Tasting Course” is the perfect purchase if you want to expand your wine knowledge in a fun and easy way. You can check out the book by clicking here to page through or purchase. I hope this review was helpful for all my wine-loving friends out there. It is a recommended buy from me to you, XOXO.

Any recommendations on other fun and helpful wine books?

Argentinian Sauvignon Blanc

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As you can tell by the photo above, I have certainly been enjoying this warm weather :).

Last night I tried another white that matched perfectly with the sunshine. The back label describes this wine as having “bright aromas of fresh pink grapefruit that mingle with floral notes” and I fully agree. It has a nice amount of mineral balance and the finish is so yummy that you just have to try it for yourself!

Until next wine, XOXO.

White Italian Blend

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Talk about a perfect wine for the spring season, this baby is it!!! It’s a half pinot grigio, half sauvignon blanc blend… “due uve” literally means two grapes so that is very fitting. Medium body with hints of citrus fruit and a balanced acidity on the finish. Not too sweet and not too dry. Loved it, XOXO.

Chilean Unoaked Chardonnay

Those who know me best know that I love a regular glass (bottle) of wine. Recently I’ve wanted to learn more about wine and try as many new ones as I can get my hands on! My mom got me a really nice wine book for my birthday this past year and I have been using it to guide my adventure in becoming more knowledgeable about wine.

Yesterday was one of the first warm weather days of the new year in my area and I celebrated by breaking out this baby…

…it was the perfect warm weather treat! Very light, crisp, and full of yummy apple flavors. Not heavy or buttery at all because it is unoaked. Overall I think this is a really nice, reasonably priced option for spring and summer, which is when I like to enjoy whites the most.

Stay tuned for more information on the book I have been using and more reviews on the new wines I start to try! XOXO