The Alcohol Professor, “Red Wine and Chill” – Amanda Schuster

21 Sep 2020 | News

The summer season may be drawing to a close but, for many, summertime temperatures will stick around well into the fall.

So, to refresh and expand warm weather drinking options, Amanda Schuster of The Alcohol Professor recommends forgoing the usual summer standbys—whites and rosés—for chilled reds.

Wines made with Tempranillo, Rioja’s hallmark grape, are especially well-suited for chilling. Store a bottle in the fridge or cool down via an ice bath to enjoy. To learn more and find the perfect chillable red, read Amanda’s full article here.

“On a hot mid summer night, after months of sipping rosé and white wines—universally and indefensibly served cold—without much variety in the routine, it’s so refreshing to not only taste something deeper, but to also literally be refreshed by the experience of drinking it.”

“So many other reds—especially younger, fresher, light and medium-bodied ones—are delicious served slightly cold, after maybe 20 to 30 minutes in the fridge or from an ice bath. Not only does this cool the wine’s drinking temperature down and refresh the palate, it can also help accentuate certain nuances in flavors and aromas.”

Categories

Last news

Discover everything that happens around the DOCA Rioja
and the world of wine.

Turn to Rioja Wines this Fall!

Turn to Rioja Wines this Fall!

Known for some of the most food-friendly wines in the world, Rioja wines are perfect when you want that restaurant quality food-and-wine experience – at home! A well balanced and versatile grape, Tempranillo is Rioja Spain’s hallmark grape. Tempranillo Reservas and...

Premier Tours & Travel On Live Tasting – Ana Fabiano

Premier Tours & Travel On Live Tasting – Ana Fabiano

JOIN RIOJA WINE MAVEN ANA FABIANO FOR A TASTING TRAVEL EXPERIENCE WITH PREMIER TOURS AND TRAVEL ON: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 FROM 7PM EDT. Attention all travel lovers! Wines from Rioja has partnered with Premier Tours and Travel to bring you an expertly done culinary...