The black currants are ripe! As fresh fruit, they’re a little bit of an acquired taste– tangy, earthy, not too sweet. As Cassis wine, they’re absolutely delicious– a robust sweet/tart balance of fruitiness and richness, equally tasty on top of vanilla ice cream and with flour-less chocolate cake.
My favorite summertime way to enjoy Cassis is mixed with Black Sparrow in our Vermont Kir. Kir (“keer”), a traditional French wine cocktail of black currant . Read More »
By lincolnpeak / 3:55 pm
Our family is full-blooded Scandinavian– Danish and Swedish– and we like to celebrate the holidays with warm gløgg (mulled wine). Join us on Saturdays and Sundays through New Year’s for a glass of mulled wine by our fire. Pick up wine for your holiday dinners and for gifts while you’re here– gift wrapping available.
Our favorite mulled wine is made with Ragtime Red. Mulling wine is the perfect time for a little fruitiness . Read More »
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