Open That Bottle Night 2020, Leap Day

Open that bottle night. The wine holiday created for wine lovers holding on to a special bottle of wine for a special occasion.  Sounds reasonable, but more often than now, that special bottle is resting for that special day, but that day never comes. The wine columnists for the Wall Street Journal were often asked by readers when to open their special bottles so they would still be drinkable when that day came.  Not such an easy answer to provide, what grape was the wine, where was if from, which winery, storage conditions?  Obviously not an easy answer to provide, but, … Continue reading Open That Bottle Night 2020, Leap Day

Wine Bar War Miami

Get ready Miami wine lovers. The most exciting wine event of the year takes place Thursday June 18, 7:00-10:00pm, at the Moore Building in Miami’s Design District. Miami’s top sommeliers are challenged to build four wine bars that capture the spirit of the wines of Chile in “Wine Bar War.” The Guild of Sommeliers and Wines of Chile have handpicked 4 local sommeliers to captain four teams of four sommeliers to create the wine bars featuring 32 of Chile’s best wines. The captains leading their teams are Heath Porter of Uvaggio in Coral Gables, Brian Grandison of The Fountainbleau’s Hakassan, … Continue reading Wine Bar War Miami