Wine Pairing from Toddy’s

The Wine of the Week is expressive and rich with orange peel, candied ginger, apricot, and citrus notes. The Marsanne shows itself in the peach and nutty complexity which is married nicely with an appealing straw like vegetal character. The palate has a lovely balance of sweetness, palate weight, and acidity. Lemon and lime characters are […]

2012 Wines of the South Competition

by Thad Cox Jr., Ashe’s Wines and Spirits A major wine judging competition was recently held in Knoxville and I bet you didn’t know anything about it. And, on top of that, it was the 11th annual competition! But before you go kicking yourself for not going to the wine judging competition, I’ll let you in […]

Four Unique Wines That Offer Outstanding Value

by Thad Cox Jr., Ashe’s Wines and Spirits If you have been a regular wine drinker over the past couple of decades I bet you know the answer to the following question. Which European country is most famous for growing the grape variety Riesling?  If you guessed Germany then you are correct. In fact, when was […]