Rosé Wine: Something For Everyone

Rosé Wine: Something For Everyone

By Bob Lipinski Rosé wines are made in every grape-growing region of the world from a multitude of different red grapes. There is no “true” rosé wine color… there are thousands of red grapes, and each yields a slightly or dramatically different color when fermented....
Wine Cocktails for The Summer

Wine Cocktails for The Summer

By Bob Lipinski Traditionally, cocktails have been made with distilled spirits, mixers, fruit juices, sugar, bitters, and all sorts of garnishes. However, what would happen if we substituted spirits with wine? Now I’m not talking about a “whiskey sour, mint julep, or...
Wine & Bacon: What a Combination!

Wine & Bacon: What a Combination!

By Bob Lipinski There are few greater aromas in the world than the smell of bacon sizzling in a frying pan. In fact, bacon’s mystical “sizzling sound” is reminiscent of the pattering of rain striking the ground. Bacon in one form or another is made throughout the...
Malbec — Argentina’s Signature Grape & Wine

Malbec — Argentina’s Signature Grape & Wine

By Bob Lipinski Originally a Bordeaux grape variety, Malbec has not only found a second home in Argentina but has become its most sought-after red wine. Malbec was brought to Argentina in 1868 by French agronomist Michel Pouget, while phylloxera, a grapevine...
Château Mouton Rothschild Artist Wine Labels

Château Mouton Rothschild Artist Wine Labels

By Bob Lipinski One of the most fascinating aspects of Château Mouton Roth­schild bottles is the artwork on the label. Every year Baron Philippe de Rothschild commissions a famous artist to design the upper portion of Mouton’s label. The tradition began in 1927 (with...