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What is Xinomavro wine?

What is Xinomavro wine?

Xinomavro is the consummate grape of Naussa, Greece. It gets its name from the Greek words “xino” (sour) and “mavro” (black), so translated literally Xinomavro is the “sour-black” grape. While its name describes its flavor profile to a degree, “black” and “sour” don’t even come close to

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Low Sugar Wine

Low Sugar Wine

Which Wines Have the Least Amount of Sugar? Many of us try and lead healthier lives and be more conscious of our sugar intake, which leads to the question…Can I still drink wine? Yes! Compared to many other alcoholic beverages and cocktails, most wine has very low

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Tignanello: a homegrown rebel in Chianti country

Tignanello: a homegrown rebel in Chianti country

The 1970s were a bad time for Tuscan wines. After reigning as one of Italy’s most prominent wines, the Chiantis which put the region on the map were lagging behind international varieties. While the Chianti giants slept fitfully in the nearby vineyards, winemaker Piero Antinori was hard at

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Welcome to the family: the red wine spectrum

Welcome to the family: the red wine spectrum

The red wine family is a delicious group of wines ranging from refreshing red fruit flavors to complex and sultry essences of dark berries and tobacco. From the lightest Lambrusco to the darkest Douro, these wines run the gambit of the red wine spectrum (we’ll call it

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