Eve’s Wine 101

ElectionsVoteWay back in 2010 when I was doing my course work and studying for the WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits (WSET) I documented the journey. I shared my notes, what I was learning and some of my fears. This time around, I’d like to share a lit(more..)

ElectionsVoteI studied just a half page on the wines of Idaho when I was preparing to be tested (and pass) my American Wine Specialist® Certification course last year. Frankly, I was pretty intrigued by all of the U.S. states that found a way to mak(more..)

ElectionsVoteIt’s no secret that Eve’s Wine 101 co-hosts Cocktails on the Roof (save the date: 8/25/17!) and is currently recruiting wineries – and guests – to Wine in the Pines. (That date is set for 6/10/17). This got me to thinking&hel(more..)

ElectionsVoteThis past month I got to sample some of the wines from Tablas Creek in a preview tasting held at Salt Creek Grille Valencia and organized by Carl and Terry Kanowsky. Why? On February 22 I ran the news on my website, social media and my weekly newsle(more..)

ElectionsVoteInternational-renowned sommelier, Noel Shu, provides in-depth look at the modern Chinese wine industry and guides us through the misty vineyards and crowded wineries of China. I can’t recall the last time I tried wine from China, possibly at t(more..)

ElectionsVoteProduced by my wine pal Mark Newman, CEO and Founder of Accolade Brands Inc., the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri Tour stopped inside Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hanger this past week. This is what I was able to soak up having just barely recover(more..)

ElectionsVoteThe White Knight Prosecco hails from the Treviso region in Italy and is made from Glera grapes. White Knight Prosecco EVE’S TASTING NOTES Tiny bubbles raced to a frothy top, adding in the color of pale gold, the appearance of this Prosecco i(more..)

ElectionsVoteThere is a growing trend for restaurants with only a wine and beer license to serve beverages that mock popular cocktails, and are made with a wine or soju-based beverage instead of a distilled one. (To explain: there are large fees attached to these(more..)

ElectionsVoteBack in 2014 I traveled to Paso Robles and visited Law Estate Winery. Loved everything they had to offer and was overdue for a revisit when an invite from my #LAWineWriters group appeared. This was from my last taste: “2010 was the first Law E(more..)

ElectionsVoteMy husband is NOT a gin fan. He’d rather have tasteless vodka over the botanicals that can sometimes overpower, in his opinion, a gin. I’m the opposite, I love the nuanced aromas and flavors from a good gin, as well as from both sweet and(more..)

ElectionsVoteSince starting Eve’s Wine 101 Consulting for wine-based and non-wine based businesses I’ve been reading marketing books, going to lectures and taking classes.   One book sent to me for review, “Wine and Identity: Branding,(more..)

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