Since I’m currently living the college life when I drink champagne its basically always cheap. However at family occasions my family goes all out with some of the most expensive champagnes. While I feel extremely lucky for my fortune of tasting some of the finer things in life all I have to say is, they… Continue reading Cheap VS Expensive Champagne
In my quest for wine wisdom I have started to educate myself in the lingo of wine making. While shopping for wine I have come across certain bottles using the word tannin in the description. What are tannins exactly? Tannins give wine a dry and bitter taste, which I love. They come from many different sources but… Continue reading What In the World Are Tannins?
Since I’ve moved to Humboldt County to attend Humboldt State University I have found myself getting sucked into the locally produced craze. From locally produced meats to cheese everything seems to taste better some how. This could all be an illusion or it could be that our local producers have that artisan touch that makes everything… Continue reading Wine and Cheese. A Match Made in Heaven.
Humboldt County has recently become an official wine county in California. With over 400 different wine counties in California Humboldt has a lot of competition to establish itself as a top wine county. With neighbors such as Sonoma and Napa County many websites designate Humboldt in the further north category, separating Humboldt from these well wine counties.… Continue reading Planning a Tasting Trip