TIP OF THE DAY: Best Foods To Pair With Rosé Wines

June 10th is National Rosé Day. Unlike Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and the other grape varietals, there is no “rosé grape.” Rosé (French for pink) wine can be made from any variety of red grape. As a result, the styles and flavors from different wine-making regions vary widely. The pink color occurs is when the red…
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RECIPE: Pinot Grigio Spritzer

What do you do to make a bottle of an already-popular Pinot Grigio leap on the shelf (figuratively speaking)? You hire a top fashion designer to create an alluring, limited-edition bottle design. One of our favorite designers, Christian Siriano, has created Ecco Domani’s third annual designer label for summer, inspired by the glamour of 1960s…
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PRODUCT: Red, White & Blue Champagne

Chandon, Moet et Chandon’s sparkling wine from Napa Valley, has been issuing a limited-edition red, white and blue bottle of its brut sparkling wine for the past six years; a different design each year. Founded in 1973 by venerable French champagne house Moët & Chandon, Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Salad In A Wine Glass

[1] A beautiful layered salad in a wine tumbler (photo courtesy Riedel Japan). [2] Riedel’s O series tumbler for red wine (photo courtesy Riedel). [3] How many different ways can you use them? See our list (photo Riedel | Facebook). [4] A classic layered salad (photo courtesy Kraft). [5] The most recent layered salad trend:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sauvignon Blanc Styles & Pairings

April 24th is National Sauvignon Blanc Day, a grape that grows easily around the world and makes wines that are popular wherever they are made. Sauvignon Blanc (SAW-vin-yawn BLON) is an AOC-classified* French wine that is planted around the world. Its origin is the eastern part of France’s Loire Valley, where it abuts Burgundy. In…
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