One of my favorite summer sippers, this is like pouring yourself a big ol’ glass of red grapefruit. Well, assuming you have a big ol’ glass … which, if you don’t, you will immediately go out and buy once you try this Verdejo, Viura, Sauvignon Blanc blend from Rueda Spain. It's crisp, fun, easy to enjoy even on the hottest of days. Seriously. Drink the grapefruit. Be the grapefruit. Around $12.
grapefruit, grapefruit, grapefruit (with some pear and cantaloupe notes)
Hanging at the cabin, sitting on your deck, enjoying your garden
My focus is good wine on a budget for everyday people. So every Tuesday I’ll post a budget-wine-of-the-moment with simple tasting notes and a recipe pairing. The notes won’t be overly detailed or profound, but they’re not meant to be. Instead, they’re meant to be fun with a bit of insight into some bottles worth exploring. Enjoy!
KaTrina Wentzel is a co-owner (with her husband, Paul) of The Wine Thief & Ale Jail in St. Paul. Along with her love of wine and travel, she bides her time teaching English at Mounds Park Academy and raising her fabulous children, who have been known to swirl and smell their milk.
My focus is good wine on a budget for everyday people. So every Tuesday I'll post a wine-of-the-moment with simple tasting notes and a recipe pairing. The notes won't be overly detailed or profound, but they're not meant to be. Instead, they're meant to be fun with a bit of insight into some bottles worth exploring. Enjoy!
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