Posts by Tom Plant
Several weeks ago I was ecstatic to learn I had been selected as one of six bloggers to go to Spain in October. The trip’s focus is to visit 50 great Cavas. Cava, I’m sure you’re aware. is the term for Spanish sparkling wine. Blogging, you may or not know, is not a profession you [...]
What could compel two grown men to visit a dark bathroom together? The Pink Panda glow in the dark wine bottle label, of course. What else? We started our March get together at Sue and Todd’s beautifully decorated home with the non-vintage Pink Panda Sparkling wine from Rebel Coast Winery. It’s hard for me not [...]
Fascinating study from Sparefoot. I wanted to share it with you. Produced by SpareFoot. Copyright 2013.
Here’s a group of winemakers from Okanagan Falls. We’re gearing up now for another round of live blogging, red wines this time. You know the drill, 10 wines in an hour. We write about them as the rep describes each one.This I promise you keeps you on your toes. They’re heading to the tables. Looks [...]
1st wine 2012 Poplar Grove Pinot Gris from Penticton. Great fruit on nose and palate, long finish. 13.2% alcohol. Ian Sutherland winemaker. Retails for about $19. All estate grown fruit. Nice acidity, terroir and fruit shine through. This is their 17th Pinot Gris vintage. Wine Bloggers Conference fully underway in Penticton, British Columbia. Donna Falgaux [...]
When I visited St. Simons Island and the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort last April, it was so magical I thought it would be a once in a lifetime event. Luckily for me, I was wrong. On very short notice, I received an invitation for a return visit in October. A group of [...]
Last year, two weeks prior to the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience, I slipped and fell at home rupturing my left quadriceps. Nothing was going to stop me from attending this year. It was everything I hoped it would be and so much more. I’ll have details for you soon, but in the meantime, [...]