Entries by Annette Tomei

Bodega Colomé – Revisiting a Malbec World Day Favorite

2017 Bodega Colomé “Autentico” Malbec, Valle Calchaqui, Salta, Argentina Wine of the Week with Annette Tomei Malbec World Day (April 17thevery year) was created by Wines of Argentina to generate awareness and attention for the French grape that found a new life in the mountains and valleys of the South American country. It’s been a […]

Domaine du Salvard Cheverny Blanc – Exploring Loire Valley Whites

2018 Domaine du Salvard Cheverny Blanc, Cheverny AOC, Loire Valley, France Wine of the Week with Annette Tomei For five generations – since 1898 – the Delaille family has made the wines of Domaine du Salvard. The domaine is located in the Touraine region of the Central Loire Valley, in the relatively new Cheverny AOC […]

My Favorite Trader Joe’s Wine – a NZ Sauvignon Blanc with CA Roots

2017 Sauvignon Republic, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand Wine of the Week with Annette Tomei I lived in the Napa Valley in the early 2000s. For me, it was a magical time to meet fascinating people, learn tons, and watch some great storylines develop. And one of those great stories developed into this week’s wine. […]