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Summer Entertaining: Come in First Place When You Serve These Winning Wines

Summer Entertaining: Come in First Place When You Serve These Winning Wines





If you want to impress your guests this summer, make sure you have plenty of light bites, and more importantly, a variety of wines, ranging from Pinot Noir to Pinot Gris, to ensure you remain the empress of entertaining! 


The summer is about to get even hotter when you serve 2017 Firesteed Willamette Valley Pinot Gris.  By blending several vineyard sources, you can truly taste the varietal fruit character of the Pinot Gris grape.  The Crenshaw melon and citrus aromas meld with flavors of tropical fruit, citrus and Bosque pear, giving it broad texture and bright acidity.  This grape was harvested under ideal conditions, meaning you will definitely be given the title of hostess with the mostess when you serve it this season along with some cheese and crackers!  

Whether you serve it poolside or on the patio, BR Cohn 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, sourced from the various Sonoma County appellations in an effort to find a mix of citrus, floral and tropical notes, will turn your summer up a notch! Your soiree is about to get even cooler with this complex blend which is also known for its diversity in the fruit characters indicative in Sauvignon Blanc.  With notes of lemongrass, this blend pairs perfectly with lemon and basil grilled chicken, grilled trout with lemon and fresh herbs, chilled shellfish, and especially sushi, so you can entertain in style all summer long!


If you want to give your guests something delightful to sip on this season, Fort Ross Winery Sea Slopes Chardonnay 2016 will have them talking – about how you know how to entertain! Sea Slopes is inspired by the Sonoma Coast – after all, the cool climate produces top quality fruit and gives the wine its purity and elegance.  With layers of apricot, golden plum and lemon tart, you and your guests will feel refreshed all day and night long!


No brunch would be complete without a glass of Anaba 2018 of Grenache, which you will definitely want to cheers with due to its notes of white peach, wild raspberry, grapefruit, and honey crisp apple.  The grapes used for this Rhône-varietal are sourced from Landa Vineyard, and will add vibrancy to your palate, no matter where you are hosting a party this summer!


Whether you are hosting a cocktail hour or intimate dinner, you will want to pick up a bottle – or maybe ten – of Masút Vineyard & Winery 2016 Pinot Noir.  With intense red and dark fruits and hints of vanilla and anise, this seductive and silky blend is sure to turn any gathering into a party!


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From fruity to complex, serving these wines will enhance your summer soiree with every sip!






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