Chill Your Reds

By Jessica Norris Granatiero I just returned from Narbonne, in the south of France along the Mediterranean coast, about one hour south of Montpellier. While there, I encountered 100 degree weather, a natural partner for light and refreshing chilled white and rosé...

A Journey Through Northern Italian White Wines

As seen on Ethica Wines Written by Jessica Norris Granatiero Northern Italy is filled with a beautiful and diverse landscape of vineyards, wines, and the families who make them. Long, winding roads, flanked by an endless sea of vineyards and farms, are common in the...

Changing Your Wine Wardrobe

By Jessica Norris Granatiero This time of the year – when we are just over the edge of summer, the humidity has dissipated and nights are crisp and cooler – is one of my most favorite seasons, like it is for many people. While I feel lugubrious about less...

The Hidden Gem Franciacorta

By Jessica Norris Granatiero I, like many clients and friends, have been reminiscing about life as it was pre-pandemic, before moratoriums on travel abroad, gatherings and dinners out. Fondly, I recall one of my spring business trips to Italy for Vinitaly, the...

The Pink Stuff

Rosé wines – the stunningly beautiful pink, orange, light red-hued selections – don the shelves of most retail stores this time of year, looking like a sea of pink. You can not miss them.   Rosé wines have been the fastest growing segment of wine in the past five...