• Chile
  • Summer of Rosé: Casillero Del Diablo Rosé

    Welcome to the Summer of Rosé series! Throughout the summer, I will highlight different rosés from around the world.   The Casillero Del Diablo Rosé is another 100% Rosé of Shiraz (Syrah) from Chile.    There are notes of tart red berries and watermelon rind on the nose.  The watermelon note carries through on the palate […]

  • Italy
  • An Escape to Europe: Affordable European Wines for Summertime

    *Sidenote* My apologies *AGAIN* for disappearing. Life is crazy. Life is good. Life is making me BACKLOGGED! Recently, I was able to attend a tasting with some affordable Italian, Croatian, and Macedonian wines. And when I say affordable, I mean under $20/bottle retail, for the most part. While I won’t go through all 16 (!!!!) […]