Category Archives: Wine 101

Mark Beringer’s visit to Wine on the Way

Last Thursday, March 31st, we hosted Mark Beringer of Beringer Vineyards.  Since he is the great, great grandson of one of the two (Jacob Beringer), founders and head winemaker, this was a real treat! Beringer Vineyards was founded in 1876 … Continue reading

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2015 – A Year of Great Wines!

2015 brought forth a lot of great wines at Wine on the Way. We started off the year with an epic Sine Qua Non dinner on January 31st , that was a complete eye-opener to the differences of how their … Continue reading

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Drinking History……..Freemark Abbey

Being part of the wine “trade”, you get to go to some really cool and interesting events. On September 22nd, I was able to join 20 other folks in the trade to a back-vintage tasting of one of Napa Valley’s … Continue reading

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6 White Wines You Should Drink This Summer

Summer is definitely here! As the weather heats up, it’s time to drink refreshing white wines……by the pool, on the lake or at the beach. We chose wines from around the world, some varietals you may have heard of and … Continue reading

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Wine Glass Essentials

When you go for tastings at your favorite vineyard or eat dinner at the local wine bar, you’ll likely notice many different glasses for vino varietals. Seeing all of them can be overwhelming, and you may feel as though your … Continue reading

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The 12th Day of Rioja – The 12 Grapes of the New Year

Those of you who have been lucky enough to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Spain are familiar with the tradition of eating “12 lucky grapes” as the clock strikes midnight. If you have no idea what we are talking about, read on … Continue reading

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The 11th Day of Rioja – 11 Interesting Facts about Marques de Riscal

1. Old School – Herederos del Marqués de Riscal – is one of the great historic wineries of Rioja. It was founded in 1860 but did not release its first vintage until 1862. Along with Marqués de Murrieta (1852), López de … Continue reading

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