Photos by Fig. Next time I'll remember to bring a real camera. Phone pics just aren't the same.
I won't pretend to be an expert in this arena. I've ventured to plenty of NW tasting rooms- swished a few glasses, and declared my allegiance to many Pinot Noirs. Truthfully, I didn't really know what I was doing. Our first wine club meeting taught me the art of the taste, how to focus on the wine, and what elements help create it's distinct character. We focused on Spanish wines, moving from Cavas to rich reds. Sebastien is our resident expert, and detailed our evening on his blog, Downcellar. Take a gander at his tasting notes- perhaps it will help inspire your weekend meal.
My husband and I are on tap to host next month's meeting. We're thinking of profiling an area in South America or perhaps even tackling a region in Italy. Suggestions are welcome!