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Sommelier: January 2012 Archives

Wine Guy: Sustainable California

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

wente.JPGCraig Pinhey's in California where many wineries are using sustainable techniques in order to give themselves an edge in the increasing popular market. His wine of the week is Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay at $19.99 a bottle. (pictured is the Wente Vineyard in Livermore with an onsite sustainable golf course)

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Wine Guy: Cask Ale

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

moosecaskale.jpgCask conditioned ale has been growing in popularity in North America since the craft beer movement started in the 1980's. Craig Pinhey loves it and he explains why. His beer of the week is Moosehead Pale Ale, aka Moose Red. Grab some bottles at $22.99 a dozen, then try the cask version and compare!

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Wine Guy: Tempranillo

Posted by Cindy Grant

People who love red wine often wax poetic about their favorite grapes - Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Pinot Noir, but our wine guy Craig Pinhey, says there are a few more you neeed to try. Craig's wine of the week is Torres Ibericos Crianza at 18.99 a bottle.

 

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