Cahors – The Birthplace of Malbec (#Winophiles)

The French Winophiles are exploring Cahors this month and I was fortunate enough to receive 3 beautiful bottles of wine from this region as samples, however, all opinions are my own. The Region Cahors is a French wine region, located within the larger South West France region. These maps allow you to explore Cahors from…

White Before Red? Definitely. Sometimes.

As a “general rule” when tasting through several wines it is almost always best to drink in a certain order: bubbles, white, red, sweet. The rule makes sense because you want to drink lighter bodied wines and wines with higher acidity before drinking bigger bodied wines and wine with higher tannins. But rules are sometimes…