WINE: Châteauneuf-du-Pape, A Great Red Wine From Provence

A few weeks ago, we received a pitch promoting particular wines for International Châteauneuf du Pape day, held on the third Friday in September (today). It inspired us to write about the wine, one of our favorite reds. In France, wines are named after their communes (think village or county), departments (think state) or regions.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 20 Ways To Use Leftover Wine

You may need no arm twisting to have a glass of wine on February 18th, National Drink Wine Day. But don’t feel obligated to finish the bottle. Instead, retain some of the wine in your cooking.   TIPS You can use any wine, including dessert wine, Port and sparkling wine, whether flat or still bubbly.…
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PRODUCT: BLBL Super Tuscan Wine (Grab It If You Can)

What did Blake Leonard serve on July 4th? Most likely, her delicious new red wine, an Italian and French varietal blend known as a Super Tuscan. Blake Leonard and Beatrice Landini (who lives in Tuscany and doesn’t celebrate American independence) introduced their first bottling, BLBL, a few weeks ago. The two partners, who first met…
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