Vendome Blog

    • Gift Basket Flip Book

      Dec

      07

      Ho Ho Ho! Our 2016 Gift Baskets are ready to order and we've created a flipbook to make your holiday shopping easy. Just click on the flipbook HERE and simply flip through our basket catalog. Make a note of the Item # you desire then order your basket... (continued)

    • Know Your Palate

      May

      07

      Many people take for granted enjoying a bottle of their favorite wine with friends. Being able to describe why they like a particular wine is something that many wine lovers have trouble doing. Their lack of descriptives for wine starts from a real lack of understanding their own palate. Being able to know what you're tasting when having a glass of wine is just one part of understanding your own palate.

       

    • Selectivity is a must

      Apr

      17

      Once again the wine press is hailing the arrival of another in the long list of great vintage wines. For weeks now we have been hearing the rumblings about the 2010 Brunello's from Italy. A year ago all they could write about were the 2010 Barolo's, "these wines are to be sought out".  Later the generalization was second guessed and it turned out that only a handful or two were worth the weight of the hype.

      Here... (continued)

    • Feb

      24

    • BEER Tasting - Touring Germany

    • Feb

      24

    • 90pt Wines

       

      A wine rating is a score assigned by one or more wine critics to a wine. Robert Parker is a renowned wine critic and publisher of The Wine Advocate, who originated the now familiar 50-100 point scale. Also using the numerical scale are The Wine Spectator and The Wine Advocate. In general, tastings are conducted blind and often price is not a factor in assigning scores to wines. ~Hector~

    • Feb

      25

    • Tuscany "BLOW OUT" Sale

       

      Tuscan wine (Italian Toscana) is Italian wine from the Tuscany region. Located in central Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast, Tuscany is home to some of the world's most notable wine regions. Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano are primarily made with Sangiovese grape whereas the Vernaccia grape is the basis of the white Vernaccia di San Gimignano. ~Hector~

    • Dec

      07

    • Gift Basket Flip Book

      Ho Ho Ho! Our 2016 Gift Baskets are ready to order and we've created a flipbook to make your holiday shopping easy. Just click on the flipbook <a href...

    • May

      07

    • Know Your Palate

      Many people take for granted enjoying a bottle of their favorite wine with friends. Being able to describe why they like a particular wine is something that many wine lovers have trouble doing. Their lack of descrip...

    • Apr

      17

    • Selectivity is a must

      Once again the wine press is hailing the arrival of another in the long list of great vintage wines. For weeks now we have been hearing the rumblings about the 2010 Brunello's from Italy. A year ago all they cou...

    • Belgian Abbey Ales

      Brewed by monks in, you guessed it, abbeys, sometimes for profit (Chimay, Rochefort, Westmalle, Orval, Achel), but other times just for the sustainment of the abbey (Westvleteren), these ales are the ‘holiest’ in Belgium. There are four styles commonly brewed from outside consumption: abbey single, dubbel, tripel, and quadrupel. Despite being named for the relative amounts of ...

    • Belgium Ales

        Much like Germany’s lager brewing tradition, Belgium has centuries old history steeped in brewing. From light and flavorful Witbiers (wheat beers with coriander and orange peel) to rich and full bodied Belgian Strong Ales, the hallmark of this coun...

    • Ales

      The most diverse category of beer, if you have a craving for a particular flavor profile you can be guaranteed to find an ale that will fulfill that desire. From the intensely hopped India Pale Ales of California, to the richly layered malt and yeast complexity of the Abb...

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