Virginia, meet Germany; Germany, meet Virginia – Otium Cellars

 Otium Cellars, Purcellville, VA – That’s right; Virginia has been graced with the presence of German wines. After a long day of vineyard hopping, the “Vineyard Girls” and I travelled to Purcellville, VA.  Nestled deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Otium Cellars once a grape supplier is now producing their own wines, German wines. We poseContinue reading “Virginia, meet Germany; Germany, meet Virginia – Otium Cellars”

The Word of the Day is “TAVERNELLO!”

Who doesn’t love the Italian language? Well, there may be a few, regardless, I DO! Word recognition is not a problem; pronunciation, on the other is an issue, not an issue, I just struggle a little :). Who am I kidding, Rosetta Stone becomes frustrated at my lack of the Italian tongue and it justContinue reading “The Word of the Day is “TAVERNELLO!””

Oops – A Voluptuous Beauty

Have you ever opened a bottle of wine and instantly thought, “Why did I open this wine”? So what do you do, pour it out? BLASHPHEMY! Drink it or pour back in the bottle :). 2011 oops– 84% Cabernet Franc and 16% Carmenere blend. This is a wine that is visibly known to everyone byContinue reading “Oops – A Voluptuous Beauty”