Let's Get Ready For Summer - The Lighter Side of Spring Wines

Bright promising mornings long sunny days and lingering gentle evenings beg a bit of reflection on the past year even as we enjoy the rewards of winter&rsquo,s effort. Read more

Its Not White Zinfandel

For the month of May let&rsquo,s talk rosé,. As the title implies there are some misconceptions regarding this under appreciated and often maligned style of wine. Read more

Viva Italia

Long live Italy especially when it comes to wine. With a brief history of Italian wine making' this article hopes to provide an introduction to the complex world of Italian wine and an homage to early winemakers. Read more

The Mystery of Wine Pairings

What wine will go well with my meal&hellip,or maybe what meal will go well with my wine? In any case there are many components to what we eat and what we drink: textures fla Read more

The Essentials of Wine Storage

Wine is stored in a variety of ways - from the initial picking of grapes to when the bottle is tipped above your glass. , The ephemeral beauty of wine is delicate and temperamental thus Read more

How to Order Wine in a Restaurant

Ordering wine in a restaurant can and should be a painless experience. , There are only a few ideas to consider when undertaking this often-uncomfortable si Read more

How-to Build a Budget Wine Cellar

it's difficult to hollow out the side of a mountain erect a classically styled chateau and host wine dinners for the who&rsquo,s who of wine in your personal tasting room for five hundred dollars. Read more

A Second Look at Wine and Cheese Pairing

As classic as anything wine and cheese pairings are an integral part of our collective gastronomic heritage.To enjoy this legendary combination offers a glimpse of the thoughts desires' and needs of our ancient ancestors, connecting tomorrow's lunch with yesterday's distant forefathers. Read more

The First Steps to Becoming A Self-Taught Wine Connoisseur

Certainly one of the most frequently asked questions on The Cliff House Restaurant&rsquo,s dining room floor ' the purpose of this article is to help those who want to learn a little bit (or a lot) more about wine. Read more