Handcrafted at The Perkins 2014

May 28, 2014

I’ve been to my fair share of beer & wine events over the years; the wine events tend to be more hoity- toity, while the beer ones are usually a casual affair. Rarely do you hear about a beer tasting being held in a fine art & music center. “Handcrafted at The Perkins Center ” […]

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Vino Divertimento by Gia Coppola

May 22, 2014

People drink wine for many reasons. Some are sentimental, such as a wedding or anniversary or serious, like a wine class; while others are just for fun, maybe happy hour with co-workers, a beach bar on vacay or a night out clubbing. This last group is where Gia by Gia Coppola is a perfect match.
Everything about these wines exudes fun. They have spectacular packaging (the bottle design would feel right at home at a perfume counter) while the flavors are clean, fresh, & unpretentious.
Gia Coppola is a third generation winemaker/filmmaker, continuing her grandfather Francis Ford Coppola, & aunt Sofia Coppola’s passion for all things artistic. In collaboration with fellow Coppola winery winemaker & astronomer Francois Cordesse, these two created three wines that are low in alcohol (11.5%), have no oak, a hint of sweetness & are meant to be served chilled.

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