New York has a diverse climate for many agriculture and a couple of innovators is bringing hops back to New York.
I am often asked “What is your favorite wine?”. I can’t answer that question. There is a lot to consider, food, season, mood, cost…and on and on. Beer, however, I do have one favorite it is IPA. I like the bitterness and feel it does with most foods, it transcends season and mood and cost, well, that fluctuates but, oh well, sometimes I will spend the extra dollar.
NY making strides toward supporting local agriculture and brewing. Have you tasted any of the beers from the breweries listed? Tell us about them.
We explored and tasted port wines today. What connections did you make between the lecture, tasting and article?
It was many years ago but I truly enjoyed visiting Chateau Montelena, it was understated, elegant and rich with charm. I enjoyed strolling through the gardens and of course tasting their wines. The private tour of the cellar provided an insight into their wine-making and storage facilities that I remember to this day. Congratulations to those involved in attaining the prestigious honor.
There is a lot of valuable information about wine growing in Washington State. I recommend a watch: https://www.guildsomm.com/learn/videos/m/videos/16227
I do not really love that the wines are being compared as they are only similar in that they are both sparkling wines. That said, this is a good way to learn about both. Please share your thoughts with the class about sparkling wine. Do you have a favorite?
While you are at it, why not think about more sparkling wine Wine Folly French Sparklers
As you expand your understanding of wine and the options you have take a look at this infogram from Wine Folly. Think about flavors you like and then choose some wines to taste between classes. Let me know what you tried and what you like and did not like. I will do the same!
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