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Craft Beer Edition!richmondwinecultureRichmond wine culture craft beertasting-sheetla perlettebissonla roue qu tournehotmailnouveau nezlitrozzasmore-cocktail

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:09:18 +0000

  There is a brand new beverage making the rounds here in Richmond, a beverage that is referred to as Craft Beer! “What is Craft Beer?” you might ask, “Is it different from the regular beer that comes in pitchers and cardboard suitcases?” Craft Beer is about what’s in the glass, it teaches us history, geography, and […]


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I Hate MalbecrichmondwinecultureI hate malbec 1i hate malbec 2i hate malbec 3i hate malbec 4i hate malbec 5i hate malbec 6

Wed, 22 May 2013 21:37:32 +0000

We use to order the House Red.  It didn’t matter what it was, we didn’t care, as long as it was cheap and juicy.  Then the House Red turned into Merlot.  It sounded exotic (the T silent), easy to say and definitely a French word.  Then Pinot Noir was discovered, even more exotic sounding (the T still silent) […]


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Hold on a Second! You Tellin Me There’s Extra Special Wine Available In Richmond?richmondwineculturewilliams corner 1williams corner 2williams corner 3williams corner 4williams corner 5williams corner 6williams corner 7williams corner 8williams corner 10williams corner 9williams corner 12williams corner 13williams corner 14williams corner 16williams corner 17williams corner 18williams corner 20williams corner 21williams corner 22williams corner 24

Sat, 17 Nov 2012 04:09:45 +0000

So I was out for my afternoon constitution when I came across this sign announcing a private tasting showcasing Virginia’s own all natural wine importer Williams Corner Wines.  I decided to sneak in. The tasting took place at the popular eatery Acacia Midtown which was great because the wine list here could sure benefit from […]


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Big Election Coming Up…Who Will Be King of Nebbioloville?richmondwineculturebarboursville nebbiolo reserveOB-FJ865_Piedmo_G_20100128103747barboursville nebbiolo reserve 2francescoboxbarboursville nebbiolo 3

Mon, 29 Oct 2012 23:48:00 +0000

Transcript of the Oct. 2 debate between King of Italian wines, the 2008 Vietti Castiglione Barolo and its Chaptalized challenger, the 2008 Barboursville Nebbiolo Reserve, moderated by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. Governor Bob McDonnell: Good evening, and welcome to the first and only Only Virginia Wine matters debate sponsored by the Commission on We Will Prove that Nebbiolo Grows […]


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Perfect Pairingsrichmondwineculturerombauer reviewsrombauer review 2rombauer review 3lacoste_1979-3rombauer 542-16515053

Mon, 10 Sep 2012 02:55:58 +0000

When it comes to wine and food pairings you need to study the art and science of sophisticated flavor components to be able to  comprehend all the complicated systems required for the enjoyment of fine dining. Be very aware, for this is in fact something similar to rocket science.  Thankfully rigorous guidelines have been developed […]


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Speaking of Bubbles… Part Tworichmondwineculturerichmondwineculture proseccoca dei zago richmondwinecultureca' dei zagoca dei zago 2ca' dei zago 3

Fri, 13 Jul 2012 05:17:20 +0000

There is a lot of average to shitty Prosecco out there.  That is ok I guess since most Prosecco is meant for aperitivo hour in Italy, just something to casually drink alongside little finger snacks at the local bar before sitting down to dinner where the serious wine drinking and eating begins.  Some people even […]


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Rosé-a-Palooza at J. Emerson Fine Winerichmondwineculturej emerson rose164237958

Fri, 25 May 2012 16:08:35 +0000

“I have full confidence in your pink, devotion to pink, and skill in pink. We will accept nothing less than full on pink. Good luck, and let us all beseech the blessings of Almighty pink upon this great and noble tasting.” ~General Dwight D. Eisenhower giving the P-Day order. The invasion has begun.  Pink wine is […]


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Let Us Have Date Night…At Garnett’s!richmondwineculture121075392671_garnetts.png

Wed, 23 May 2012 15:54:11 +0000

The bestest, most charming dining room in Richmond has one of the bestest dinner deals.  Garnett’s Cafe serves some of the great sandwiches of the city all day and all night, you and your date can enjoy two of them with a solid bottle of wine for 30 bucks.  The wine list is short, versatile and […]


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Damnit Can Can, Think of the Mission!richmondwinecultureCan Can Wine Listcan can wine list 2

Thu, 12 Apr 2012 19:57:30 +0000

Richmond is lucky to have its own Brasserie. Can Can is lovely, the zinc bar is fun to hang out at, it’s a great pick up joint, the baguettes are good, food is solid…The wine list?  The selections are top notch, esoteric yet crowd pleasing, adventurous in covering lesser known regions and traditional by representing […]


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