My June Sips

At some point, I am going to have to come up with a more original title for my wrap-up of monthly wine reviews, but for now, this works. I’ve also had a pretty sh*tty month on the personal front, so I don’t feel super creative. I am still soliciting title ideas, though. Anyone? I do have […]

My May Sips

Yes, I know it’s June already, but these are some of the wines I tasted last month. Oh, and if you have a better title for my occasional collection of wine reviews, please post it in the comments. I could use some help with blog post titles. Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards Estate Reserve Napa Valley California […]

Everyone Drinks Pink and Five More Things the French Taught me About Wine by Alison Crowe

I recently returned from a business (Ok, and pleasure) trip to France. I am a winemaker based in Napa and was there to attend the 2013 SITEVI Agricultural Conference in Montpellier and then, since I was in the South of France already, of course took a few extra days for a little post-conference R&R. Over the course of […]

Chaumette Winery and Vineyards

This week I had the opportunity to visit Chaumette Winery and Vineyards in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, my first Missouri winery, as part of a company retreat. Chaumette offers award-winning wines, lovely villa accommodations, a full-service restaurant, spa treatments, and destination events such as weddings. The Villages at Chaumette consist of 26 charming villas with bedrooms, […]