WSET2 Class 2

WSET Level 2 Class #2

In session 2 of my WSET level 2 class, we started focusing on learning more about specific varietals. Tonight, we focused on Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. It’s impossible to learn everything that you need to know about these varietals in only 3 hours, but I still managed to soak a…

Umami in Asian Cuisine

Top 5: Wines with Umami

Just recently, I wrote a post about umami. Before reading further, I highly suggest that you take a gander in order to understand what it is. Umami, one of the flavors that our taste buds can detect, can be tricky to pair with wine, especially with Asian cuisine. Take a look at the map that I cropped…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a time to be with family and friends, to gorge and drink and indulge. From the appetizers to the meal, to the seconds to the desserts, everyone is enjoying themselves and their company. The best wines are brought out to drink with said foods, and again, people are enjoying themselves and their company.…