Archive for the Tag 'Duca del Frassino'

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The Return of Duca del Frassino ~ A Chardonnay and Merlot-Pinot Blend in Boxed Wines

From Cantina di Soave (founded in 1898) comes more Duca del Frassino wines. They’re  retailing for $19.99, and are available nationwide. I did a six week experiment, beginning in February of 2010, and it ended in April with their Pinot Grigio: Week One ~ Boxed Wine Experiment with Duca del Frassino’s Garganega/Pinot Grigio Week 2: […]

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Week 5: Boxed Wine Experiment with Duca del Frassino

WEEK 5 : Headed toward the end of this experiment; and, as luck wouldn’t have it, I’ve got myself a brutal cold. This means that my palate is totally off, and this will have to be tasted in the most extreme swirling my mouth has ever done, so I can maximize tasting the effects. The […]

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Week 3: Boxed Wine Experiment with Duca del Frassino’s Garganega/Pinot Grigio

WEEK 3: Yes! Today is Valentine’s Day and it’s also my experiment day. I just poured this glass, photographed it, processed the image, and then uploaded it… All in preparation of tasting the 2009 Duca del Frassino’s Garganega/Pinot Grigio. Because I just had an organic Honeymoon Salad (lettuce alone) for a quick bite, with an […]

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Week 2: Boxed Wine Experiment with Duca del Frassino’s Garganega/Pinot Grigio

WEEK 2: I have to admit that this past Sunday I spent with an adorable granddaughter, so my experiment for tasting was given over to photographing this child of five. Then, my week began to slip away, because I’m in the deep and narrow passageways of Dark & Delicious. This is a time when having […]

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Boxed Wine Experiment with Duca del Frassino’s Garganega/Pinot Grigio

I’m a huge proponent of boxed wine. I regularly have a box of white wine in my refrigerator for easy access. It’s a great space saver, and they allow me to buy a lot of wine at one time. I love having it and not having to store it elsewhere, or worrying about it becoming […]