Today we will be leaving Brownsville temporarily and highlighting a little known but, prolific grape region in Austria. I traveled to the Wachau Valley in 2017 and can’t stop thinking about the vineyards!… Read More Wachau Valley – A Quaint Wine Region in Austria!
The 5’s of wine tasting should merely be regarded as an outline. While each step is important sometimes you have to gather information at your own pace. … Read More 5 Wine Tasting Steps for an Amazing Experience
One of my instructors swore up and down that you could pair ANYTHING with a sparking wine. As a veteran bubbly drinker I can attest. From fried chicken to caviar to Molcajete – you cant go wrong. … Read More 5 Dodici Dishes to Pair With Bubbly
Most winemakers in the industry have personalities as bold as their wine. Dave Phinney founder of Orin Swift is surely an Alchemist. His wine is made methodically in a traditional style. … Read More Cellar Spotlight: Orin Swift
Legs in reference to wine describe the streaks remaining on the glass after a couple solid swirls. The French use a term to liken the leftover particles to ‘tears’ although legs are nothing to cry about. Legs are simply a visual representation of a wine’s alcohol content. Check out Dodici in Brownsville, TX!… Read More Legs & Looks
Phenolics is a cool word to kick around while chatting about wine. Phenolics in reference to wine are chemical compounds derived from grape stems and seeds. Let’s learn some terms!… Read More The Bitter Truth about Phenolics
The world of wine offers an incredible range of topics from regions of the world to the science of yeasts and cell division. There is something for everyone when it comes to wine. As a reader and guest of Dodici I invite you to interact. … Read More To make the world a better place through food and drink