What we’ve been reading & tweeting this last week:
- “So, You Think You Know Wine? Intro”
- “There are only three directions a wine can go as it gets older” …
- “Pinot Noir Shines on the Edge in Prince Edward County”
- 6 Palate Profiles to Consider — Are you more New World or Old? Geek or hipster?
Fave Wine Fact of the Week
“There are only three legal categories of wine in the U.S.: table, dessert, and sparkling. In the early 1950s, 82% of the wine Americans drank was classified as dessert wines. These included Sherry, Port, and Madeira. I don’t have current national figures, but Beekman’s sales of wine today are 90% table wine, 7% sparkling wine, and only 3% dessert wine!”
Source: Beekman Wine & Liquors Wine Facts & Wine Quotes
We’re working on the finishing touches of our brand new web site and we’d love to feature your cellar – a cellar you built using Rosehill kits or one Rosehill built for you. Send pics to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll make you cellar-famous!
Would you like to see alcohol units & calories declared on wine labels?