Tag Archives: Pittsburgh

Tips For Buying a Wine Cooler/Fridge

Wine coolers aren’t just for professionals anymore, even the causal wine lover can enjoy the benefits of owning a wine fridge/cooler. Beside the obvious function of keeping your wine chilled they also keep it fresh and aging at the optimal temperature. Another … Continue reading

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Greendance The Winery at Sand Hill

     It was a beautiful evening as we drove down the access road past row after row of manicured vines clinging to trellis on our way to Greendance Winery. We were driving through Sand Hill, a fruit and berry farm that … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

      Wishing everyone a “Very Merry Christmas” and may Peace and Joy fill your heart and home this Holiday Season.

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Time Traveler: Saperavi

     I wrote this article as a guest post for Anatoli Levine’s wine blog http://talk-a-vino.com under the title “Desperately  Seeking Saperavi”. I have updated it to keep my readers current with the evolving story of Saperavi. The vintners of the Northeastern United States … Continue reading

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Ripepi Diamond is Forever

     The white grape Diamond is a cross between the Concord and Iona (Vitis Vinifera –labrusca hybrid) grape developed in Western New York during the mid 1880’s. This grape had a major influence on winemaking in the Eastern U.S. during … Continue reading

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Hollywood Stars Blind Wine Tasting

     I recently heard an interview with Billy Gardell, the star of the hit TV comedy Mike & Molly and Pittsburgh native, telling about a blind wine tasting party that he attended. Every year Louis Mustillo, who plays Vince on … Continue reading

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Uptown Funk

     From Pittsburgh’s East End the Bridges Wine Company will be bringing their wines to the Pittsburgh Public Market, 2401 Penn Ave. in the Strip District for the next two weekends.  Get a taste of what Bridges Wine has to offer … Continue reading

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