Monthly Archives: October 2011

Zinfandel: California’s Grape – An Upcoming Tasting at Gambardella’s!

 For most of us, when we think of Zinfandel, we think of California, and rightly so – California has more Zinfandel under vine than the rest of the world combined.  However, it may surprise you to learn that at one … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tastings: A Taste of a Historic Napa Valley Winery and and The Wine of South America

A Taste of a Historic Napa Valley Winery with host Riana Mondavi In 1861, Charles Krug established the first winery in Napa Valley. Since purchasing the winery in 1943, the Peter Mondavi Sr. Family has preserved its traditions and historic … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tasting: Piedmont and More

This week at Gambardella’s we’ll be exploring some of Piedmont’s most famous wines, as well as a selection of more esoteric Italian offerings. Piedmont is one of my favorite Italian wine regions, second only to Tuscany. While Piedmont isn’t as … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tasting: Wine Tasting 101

This week at Gambardella’s Pasta Bella, we’ll be not just tasting wine, but talking about how to taste it.  For those that are new to wine tasting, I’ll explain what the color, smell and mouthfeel of the wine can tell us … Continue reading

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