We finish our winter-spring tasting season with an in-depth exploration of our most popular white variety: Gruner Veltliner. Recently, Lettie Teague, wine writer for the Wall Street Journal, wrote that, [t]wo decades ago, this white grape from Austria was an exotic novelty for most Americans and a fast sommelier favorite thanks to its food-friendly nature. […]
We will be partnering with Agricola Vermont for our virtual tasting with Alto Piemonte producer Gilberto Boniperti. Alessandra Rellini and Stefano Pinna, natives of Lombardy and Piemonte respectively, farm privileging soil health and animal welfare to produce traditional, authentic Italian products. They champion “intensive rotational grazing” that they maintain “favors the consumption of grass and legumes at their sweetest point, and the constant movement of muscles allows for healthier animals and more flavorful and healthy meat.”
As we retreat indoors by late afternoons this winter, Windham Wines continues its virtual tasting series as one way of maintaining our relationships with you, our customer-friends, and with the small, independent, family-owned wine producers that we champion. For those of you new to the tastings, we open two bottles together– available for purchase at Windham Wines– and talk with the winemaker about terroir, grapes, farming practices and wine. Click to read the full schedule through March 2021.
As we retreat indoors this fall and winter, Windham Wines continues its virtual tasting series as one way of maintaining our relationships with you, our customer-friends, and with the small, independent, family-owned wine producers that we champion. For those of you new to the tastings, we open two bottles together– available for purchase at Windham […]
Join us for a virtual tasting this fall — we have a full schedule of wines for you to try including our new Biodynamic series. All virtual tastings start at 4pm. Click for more information. Sunday, September 27th Luca Baccarelli, Roccafiore, Umbria, organic We love these wines, and now we’ll have one of Roccafiore’s owners, […]
To participate in our virtual tastings, send us your email and we’ll send you the invitation on the morning of the tasting. Email us at email@example.com. We usually taste two wines, both of which are available at Windham Wines for Friday or Saturday pick-up. Saturday, May 16th 4:00 Riccardo Baldi, owner-winemaker, La Staffa Marche, Italy […]
We are launching our series of virtual tastings this Saturday, April 11th, with our friend, Matteo Cantoni, of Fattoria Fibbiano, followed by Camilla Chauvenet, of Massimago, pictured left, on April 18th. If you would like to participate, please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that I can send you the meeting link. Here are the things you […]
Earliest sugaring start, mud season, town meeting day– spring is knocking on the southern door of Vermont. As usual, that means lots of tasting at Windham Wines as we see new vintage whites come dribbling in and the 2017 ross begin arriving. Meanwhile, we are preparing for another 8″ of snow; it is early March after all!
Reading-Pairing with Joe Mazur May 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm How are mathematical symbols related to wine? We have such interesting customers. Joe Mazur, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Marlboro College, was in to pick up wine for the reception at the launch of his new book, Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation […]
Title: Sicilian Wines Location: 972 Putney Road Description: Sicily may be the most exciting area for wine in Italy for now. Join us for an introduction to the grapes and wines of Sicily. Tasting fee: $25, plus tax includes light food pairings. Reservations are necessary at 246-6400. Start Time: 5:30 Date: 2014-04-22 End Time: 7:30