Category: Chardonnay

The Romance of Wine

The Romance of Wine
Yesterday was a pretty incredible day here. Actually, the day before was pretty incredible too… from a wine blogger’s perspective. We received access to people and places that the average tourist or person interested in wine would never see: people like the wine makers, the growers, the agronomists; and places like the  barrel rooms and private homes... Read more »

Off to Italy Tomorrow

Off to Italy Tomorrow
My flight leaves O’Hare tomorrow morning at 11. I cannot express how excited I am to travel to Vinci, Italy courtesy of DaVinci Wine, as part of its Storyteller experience. Tonight, He Sips and I opened a bottle of DaVinci Pinot Grigio, and I was pleased by its nose (full of citrus and tropical fruits);... Read more »

What to Drink this Summer Part 1: Pancake Cellars' Big Day White Wine

On Thursday, ChicagoNow will be relaunching its website, complete with a new redesign and new features. The He Sipped / She Sipped blog will also relaunch, with polls, twitter feed, and new contributors. Stay tuned for a complete list of our new writers; but for now, check out this post written by John Taylor, one... Read more »
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Bottle Review: 2009 Concannon Chardonnay

2009 Concannon Conservancy Chardonnay 100% Chardonnay Price: $15 He Sips: Not a bad chardonnay for the price. It has a lot of tropical fruit on the nose, and some of that fruit definitely comes through on the palate as well. It also has a nice medium to full bodied mouth feel.  If you are completely... Read more »