I follow just about every wine blog I can locate and The Armchair Sommelier stands out as one of my favorites for a lot of reasons, but this post is so good that it really stands above most of what I post and explains why I like it so much. If your intrigued by this post check out the blog it is worth the read on a regular basis. Enjoy.
Last Friday night I attended a seminar on Orange Wines (no relation to actual oranges) with enologist, Charles Gendrot. It was held at one of my local wine shops, Cork & Fork.
I normally shun Friday night commitments, because by Friday night, I’m plum out of steam. As such, Friday night is sweatpants and gin & tonic night — and I’m selective about the things for which I give up sweatpants and gin & tonic night. But, I promised myself (in my New-Year’s-Wine-Goals-that-aren’t-resolutions) that I would step out of my wine comfort zone and try new-to-me wines. Orange wines didn’t make my original wine goals list, so I’m adding them retroactively — just so I can cross them off the list. I do that sometimes. Don’t judge. Crossing things off a list is very satisfying.
On to the seminar.
Monsieur Gendrot is French. I know this because of his
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