We heard it through the grapevine: you want to sound like a wine connoisseur. Since St. Helena offers no shortage of tasting opportunities, we’ve compiled a list of the most important and less than obvious wine terminology. You know, so you don’t make any pour choices.
Californian wineries produce the vast majority of the wine that the rest of the United States consumes. When you visit St. Helena, you might be just a little overwhelmed! Let’s discuss the most prominent types of red wine to come from the Napa Valley. While you won’t become an expert overnight, hopefully this information can guide your tastings and food-pairings during your visit. (And once you’re home too, with those bottles you bought as ‘souvenirs.’) Continue reading “Wine 101: All About the Reds”