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The Making of a Wine List

The Making of a Wine List
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I’m lucky to be in this industry and to have had access to great wine writers and educators, as well as wine tastings and other events. I’ve tried everything and I’ve gone through still other preference phases. There was Malbec from Argentina. Ice wine from Canada. Chardonnay from Burgundy. Rose from Provence. Sparkling wine from Champagne. Then back to Campagna and Friuli. A mixed tape.

But last Monday, as I sat with my friend Marj (a.k.a. Magpie) trying to decide whom to vote for (I live in Massachusetts), it was Gruner Veltliner’s leitmotif I chose.

 
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3 Responses to The Making of a Wine List

  1. Ronald Fluviot February 18, 2008 at 9:52 am #

    I would like to try some of these wines. Are they available here in the U.S.A.?

  2. Jane Fitzgibbon February 19, 2008 at 11:52 am #

    I am always looking for a good, fairly sweet Italian red wine. Did you taste anything like that on your trip? Chianti is too dry for me.

  3. Annie Copps February 20, 2008 at 2:57 pm #

    All of these wines are available in the US!!!

    As far as sweet red wines, if you like effervescence try Lambrusco or if still wines are more to your liking, try Bardolino made from corvina grapes

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