Squeeze in some pink wine before the first chill hits

(Photos by Charlene Marcum) I love writing for Edible Sacramento; it is a relevant and beautiful publication.  The theme for the last issue was “hot/cold”, and my interpretation of the theme led me to cover pink wines.   It was a spiffy time visiting restaurants and bars around town and tasting their pink wares:  lambrusco,…

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Pink Wine: A Red Wine of Another Color

If you take time to tune in to your inner voice, you may find that many of you are seasonal beings.  It’s about this time of year that you start craving strawberries, cherries and begin that yearning for bbqs and watermelon. Whether your cravings are simply a Pavlovian response to the longer, warmer days, or…

Rose’–A Poetic Wine

Pink, Dry, Acidic Stylish in Bottle or Glass Great with Food– Rose'.   Just like haiku, Rose' is simple and straightforward.  As an oft misunderstood wine, it is avoided by many who expect it to be cloyingly sweet, like a White Zinfandel.  But Rose' is a dry or sometimes off-dry wine made from red grapes.  Because it doesn't spend much time soaking on…