Carménère was once thought of exclusively as a blending grape (it’s also one of the original six varietals from Bordeaux), but in this wine, it takes center stage. You’ll find it at your wine store for about $10—an unbelievable bargain, if you ask us.
Local mushrooms are all over the place, so now’s the time to make a simple creamy pan sauce for pasta with lots of grated cheese. Consider it your weeknight dinner, elevated.
The 2014 Chateau Vieux Poirier is a certified organic red Bordeaux, made primarily of Malbec, which gives it a lusciousness with fun tannins that go really well with food. There’s a bit of Merlot here, too, to soften the structure of the wine.
Classic rock, classic cars and throwback cocktails are planned Sat. Sept. 23, to celebrate the first historic site reflecting LGBTQ history in Connecticut.
Planned Parenthood will reveal a “surprise signature cocktail” created in honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.