Save the Date: August 17, 2019 for Kegs and Corks Fest


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Bordeleau will attend Kegs and Corks Fest

The 8th Annual Kegs and Corks Fest, a festival of craft beer and Maryland wine takes place on August 17, 2019 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. 

The Kegs and Corks Fest will benefit the Special Olympics Maryland program that helps those with intellectual disabilities. Check out the Special Olympics Maryland website.

In attendance will be 15 Maryland wineries and 14 craft breweries. In addition 70 vendors are expected. 

Wineries Participating in Kegs and Corks Fest:

Janemark Winery & Vineyard
St. Michaels Winery
Great Frogs
Boordy Vineyards
The Urban Winery
The Winery at Olney
Knob Hall Winery
Linganore Wine Cellars
Dragonfly Vineyard & Winery
Far Eastern Shore Winery
Bordeleau Vineyards & Winery
Cove Point Winery
Layton’s Chance Vineyard & Winery
Great Shoals
il Dolce Winery

Breweries Attending the Festival:

Blue Point Brewing Company
Elysian Brewing
Kona Brewing Co.
Cisco Brewers …

White Wines at the Top Italian Wines Road Show in Washington, DC


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Gambero Rosso wine tasting in Washington, DC

Earlier this week, June 3, 2019, Terry and I attended the Gambero Rosso Top Italian Wines Road Show in Washington, DC. In an earlier blog, Terry wrote about the event and described many of the red wines we tasted. The following is a brief description of the white wines that we enjoyed at the wine tasting as well as suggestions for future wine tastings.

The Italian white wines we tasted were from several of Italy’s wine regions including Marche, Lazio, Puglia, Sicily, Sardinia, Emilia Romagna, and Abruzzo.

Gambero Rosso wine tasting in the US

The Offida Pecorino Pekò 2018 from La Canosa winery in the Marche region was  produced with the Pecorino grape. The Marche wine region is located along Italy’s border of the Adriatic Sea. The Offida Pecorino Pekò was a yellow color with a gold hue. The aroma was …

Top Italian Wines Road Show in 2019


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Italian vineyards

On Monday, June 3, 2019, Gambero Rosso representing more than 60 wineries will be at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC.  Gambero Rosso will showcase 200 plus wines  for the Top Italian Wines Road Show.

Prior to the Top Italian Wines Road Show, some attendees will attend a Masterclass seminar. The Lorenzo Ruggeri, International Editor of Gambero Rosso, and Giuseppe Carrus, vice editor of Vini d’Italia 2019 will guide this special seminar.

The wine tasting includes a special ceremony that will be the awarding of the top Italian restaurants in town. These are awarded using the Gambero Rosso ranking procedures.

The wines available for tasting at the Italian embassy will be from:

Agricole Gussalli Beretta
Andreola
Assuli
Bellavista
Bortolomiol
Borgo Conventi
Ca’ Rugate
Canevel Spumanti
Cantina Tollo
Cantine Due Palme
Casale del Giglio
Colle Massari
Contadi Castaldi
Coppi
Cottanera
Cusumano
Enrico Serafino
Famiglia Cecchi
Famiglia Cottini …