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As a category, rosés have more in common than do most types of wine.

Roger Morris

Mother’s Day is here and we know where we will be celebrating – at home! Why not make the best of it with a few well-selected wines that are sure to please the mom in your life or in your customer list – add any of these easily available wines to a curbside pick-up or delivery box.

The consensus here at Planet Grape Wine Review was to include a few brunch friendly esoteric and lighter whites as well as several fine and feminine Pinot Noirs, one of them a special selection by panelist Dr. Liz Thach, Master of Wine.

Catherine Fallis

Mothers have favorites. Their favorite pie, perfume and presents. If they drink alcohol, they also have preferences. Here is a wrap up of diverse drinks that may please her during the quarantine.

Deborah Grossman

The “We’re In This Together” mentality has enabled food producers to serve those in need with kindness through community outreach programs.

Stacey Sears

As spring wafts right in, we do some counter-programming with a case of reds, including a couple of Portos.

Roger Morris

It’s here, one of our favorite days of the year at PLANET GRAPE WINE REVIEW, Sauvignon Blanc Day! To kick off the celebration, New Zealand’s US Brand Ambassador extraordinaire, David Strada, personally delivered a meal box of baby shrimp, iceberg wedge salad with green goddess dressing, Hake chowder and Salmon with black lentils and carrots from Chef Parke Ulrich of Waterbar, Epic Steak, and Mersea on Treasure Island. In non-pandemic times we would meet on the isle at Mersea to share this meal and taste wines together. Our plating skills are not like those of a chef so there are no images of the delicious meal, but we do have lots of wine reviews to share. Here are our top picks for #SauvBlancDay 2020!

Catherine Fallis

Creativity in the kitchen when supplies are low is the new normal. Enjoying a glass of wine is a given!

Penny Weiss

Food and drink writers are bombarded with requests to honor special days. So let’s raise our white wine glasses to Moms and our Tequila shot glasses to Mexicans for a day everywhere.

Roger Morris

This Wednesday, April 22nd, marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. With factories closed, fewer cars on the road and people sheltering at home, skies are cleaner, grass is greener, and animal populations are booming and spreading back out. It is amazing to see a happier planet, if not its human population for a time.

At Planet Grape Wine Review we like to feature wines that come from grapes farmed naturally, sustainably, organically or biodynamically and are produced in non-interventionist methods, as the following do. Celebrate Earth Day with one of our picks or ask your local distributor or merchant to recommend one.

Catherine Fallis