Rosenblum Cellars The Great American Wine Company Red Blend 2012

This fruit-forward red was a nice find at Safeway. It cost all of $8 and paired well with veggie pizza and hamburgers. (Rating: Good) That proceeds from this wine benefit military charities makes it all the more appealing. Read more at


Samples: Amstel Radler, Strongbow Gold Apple, and Strongbow Honey and Apple

Yippee—refreshing samples arrived today. Just in time, as the heat is on in Washington, DC. Read more at (Strongbow) and (Amstel Radler).

Share on German Beer: “Pure, Cheap, and a Bit Dull”

“But the truth is that Germans are going off their ale. At unification in 1990, annual consumption averaged 148 litres per head; last year it was just 107 litres. Instead, they are turning to wine, which has a higher status. Connoisseurs think there is another reason for falling sales: that so many German beers are […]