Wine pros set to battle in Somm Slam at Monello, Tuesday June 7

On Tuesday, June 7, eight well-known sommeliers will compete at Monello to be crowned the winner of Somm Slam 2016. Each guest sommelier will pair one wine with a food course and guests will vote for which wine and food pairing they prefer. Attendees will enjoy four courses, created by Chef Michael DeCamp, each paired … [ Read more]

Tent Tasting & 3 Good Rosés with Chuck Kanski of Solo Vino

The premier wine tasting event of the season is Sunday, May 15, and this year it’s bigger and better than ever. “We have some people from out of state that even fly back for this event every year,” says Chuck Kanski of Solo Vino (pictured, below). “It’s all about having fun in the sun, and celebrating a … [ Read more]

Solo Vino Rosé Tent Tasting and Buyer’s Guide

Spring is in the air. Across this great state, grills are firing up, picnic blankets are being ironed, hammocks are being hung. It’s pink wine season, people, and it officially begins with Chuck Kanski’s annual Solo Vino Rosé Tent Tasting. It’s the seventh year for the event being held this Sunday from 2-5pm. The big … [ Read more]

Wine Wednesday: 5 Rosés from Solo Vino

By John Garland The Solo Vino Rosé Tent Tasting was once again a wonderful gathering of beautiful people drinking equally pretty wines. Over 130 were sampled last Sunday – mostly rosé, with some whites, reds and beers thrown in for good measure. Rosés are perfect wine for the early spring. They’re light and refreshing and, … [ Read more]

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