Are you thirsty? You must be; it's Thursday. Pour of the day lets you travel all the way to Salta, Argentina via your taste buds. Come check it out: Bodega Colomé, 2012 — Malbec. Tasting Notes: Blackberry, blueberry, and herbs de provence. Luscious fruit on the palate with muscular but refined tannins. $10
Anthony DEEP PURPLE Zinfandel 2007 (Lodi, CA) $13 I first tasted this Zinfandel at the Around the World in 80 Sips event in Boston. This fruit forward wine has notes of blackberries and cherries that feature prominently on the palate. The hints of dark fruit on the nose and the rich flavor combine with a smooth finish to make this wine the perfect complement to a hearty dinner this fall.
Using our masterful powers of persuasion, we instructed our minions to skillfully blend this wine with 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot, and 5% Counoise, leading to notes of freshly crushed blackberry and clove on the nose. This blend starts soft with subtle coffee bean, black currant and bright cherry rhubarb, and it has soft tannins on the finish. Sip the blood of the vine!
BLACKBERRY GIN SPARKLER Makes 1 drink. INGREDIENTS & DIRECTIONS - Sparkling Prosecco - Gin - Cassis Liqueur - Blackberries - Mint Leaves In a shaker combine ice, 1 ounce of gin, 1 ounce of Cassis and shake. Pour into champagne coupe and top with Prosecco. Garnish with fresh berries and mint leaves! Cheers!
For those who love a coffee that packs a doozy punch for that sudden burst of flavor but can only be handled in tiny sips, Klatch roasts fair trade organic Ethiopian Gedeo Worka beans, which won a 2012 Good Food award. "Distinct and diverse; an abundance of fine flavors from the birthplace of coffee. This is the bowl of berries we come to expect from a clean Ethiopian Natural, composed of blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. However, this Ethiopian is like no other with its…