Monthly Archives: December 2011

Cantine Maschio Brut Prosecco

Lets slide one last one under the door for New Year’s Eve.  Hailing from Treviso, Italy, this Brut is a much more affordable prosecco from the folks at Cantine Maschio.   Being a brut, Cantine Maschio Brut Prosecco has the … Continue reading

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Sparkling Juice

Got kids?  Want to buy some sparkling juice?  Check out our holiday special for sparkling juices

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Nando Fior Di Pesco

There’s wine.  Then there’s wine that awkwardly tastes like things it isn’t.  Nando Fior di Pesco is one of the later.  It’s a wine that supposed to taste like peaches.  How does it do? 

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Sparkling Rosé: A New Years Eve Alternative

The time to crack open the bubbly is only a few days away, lets take a look at a couple of bottles that might fill-in for Champagne, namely Sparkling Rosé:   Yellow Tail Sparkling Rosé Yellow Tail made one of … Continue reading

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How to Open Sparkling Wine

While I’ve gone over how to open sparkling wine in a video earlier this year, here’s a quick reminder with Greg on how to do it:

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Bortolomiol Cartizze Prosecco

France is of course not the only player that can show up for a holiday sparkler gathering.  Hailing from Italy, the often dry and delicious Prosecco.  In recent years, Prosecco has been on the rise as a replacement for Champagne, … Continue reading

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Cuvée Laurent Muscat Rosé

Every time Greg comes on the show, it’s rather obvious that dry wines aren’t his thing.  Not only is this true of wine, but he also tends to lean toward cider or lambics over beer, and fruity, sweet cocktails.  That’s … Continue reading

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Louis Perdrier Brut Excellence

With one week until the New Year, and even less time until New Years Eve, it’s time to kick off the celebration with nothing but bubbly.  Champagne,  the often imitated but never duplicated sparkler from the Champagne region of France, is … Continue reading

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2008 Red Truck Red Wine

Disclaimer: This bottle was sent to us by the folks over at 585 Wine Partners, not purchased by the First Pour Wine. The opinions expressed are solely those of First Pour Wine. When Red Truck sent over this wine, most … Continue reading

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2007 Tangley Oaks Chardonnay

There are a lot of winemaker edges out there that can be used to get ahead with no real worry of the actual legal meaning.  Old vine is a perfect example of this, since there is no ‘legal’ age for … Continue reading

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