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Sommelier: December 2011 Archives

Wine Guy: Consumable Gifts

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Thumbnail image for pinhey.jpgYou wouldn't be the first one to think christmas is ruined by a desperate need to shop for gifts that often end up on a shelf or in a drawer. Our Wine Guy, Craig Pinhey, has a solution: buy consumables!

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His gift wines of the week are Greg Norman Santa Barbara Pinot Noir for $24.99 a bottle, or for the more budget sensitive, Mirassou Pinot Noir at $14.99 a bottle.

Wine Guy: Eggnog

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

eggnog.jpgOne of the great drinking traditions of the holiday season is eggnog, generally reinforced with rum or another spirit. Our wine guy, Craig Pinhey, looks at the history of the eggy beverage, and he has the perfect rum for your eggnog this holiday season - Cruzan Amber at $23.99 a bottle.

 

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