Choosing Wine at the Grocery Store

About a month ago, my friend and Lifestyle Consultant, Cara Crowley asked me to serve as a guest blogger on the topic of easy to find wine.  The following appeared on her blog last week and I wanted to share the same info with you all.   Guest Blogger Susan Brown Uncorked on Choosing a…

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Sonoma County Summer White Wines

We’ve already passed Memorial Day and it’s quite awhile until  Labor Day, so you know what that means, it’s time for your summer white wines.  Here are three examples from the general Sonoma County area that I have recently tried:  two made from grapes out of the Knights Valley area and one from vineyards near…

Wine and Literature Sample Policy

Wine Samples  Wine reviews/mentions are provided on a regular basis by Susan Brown, CSW.  On occasion, guest reviewers conduct tastings and submit their comments.  Reviews are seen by visitors to this website; they are also shared to Facebook at Susan Brown Uncorked and Twitter followers @susanbrownsac. All samples are tasted and reviewed or mentioned, often with accompanying photos.  Palate’s are personal, and…

Brandy-A Holiday Classic

                        There are so many wines to enjoy during the holidays.  Gorgeous bottle, after gorgeous bottle of red and sparkling present themselves and we often forget about some historical wine treats that have been around for generations:  distilled and fortified wines.  If you lack some real-life experience in this area, brandy may be your perfect foray into this genre.…

Snapshot of A Holiday Favorite

Sparkling wine tops the holiday drink list of many.   From now through January 1st,  everywhere you turn, a festive and bubbly glass is seemingly there for the taking.  Read this latest issue of Edible Sacramento where I provide some background on this special beverage, some purchasing recommendations from Steve Graham of Nugget Market, and some delish cocktail recipes from local Sacramento restaurants…