Beaujolais Nouveau 2020!

Hi wine friends…and Happy #WineWednesday!  Today, I’m sharing the 2020 Georges Dubouef Beaujolais Nouveau and the 2020 Domaine Descroix Beaujolais Nouveau, which are both $13 red wines from the Beaujolais region of France. Cheers!

Other wines mentioned in the video:

You can find my Simply Charmed Magnetic Wine Charm here (my pumpkin is from the “Thanksgiving, Fall or Autumn” set of 7, which is $17).

My top is the Madewell Georgette Retro Fem Body Top from Rent the Runway.

Questions of the Day:

  • Did you celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day this year?
  • Have you opened any Beaujolais Nouveau bottles yet?

White Malbec for Thanksgiving? The Vicentin Family Wines Blanc de Malbec

Hi wine friends…and Happy #WineWednesday! Today, I’m sharing the 2019 Vicentin Family Wines Blanc de Malbec, which is a $16 white wine from Argentina. This white wine is made using Malbec grapes, which are traditionally used for red or rosé wines, and would make the perfect addition to a Thanksgiving feast or a summer evening on the porch. Cheers!

You can find my Simply Charmed Magnetic Wine Charm here (my pumpkin is from the “Thanksgiving, Fall or Autumn” set of 7, which is $17).

Questions of the Day: 

  • Have you ever had a Blanc de Malbec?
  •  Have you ever had any other white wine that is made from what is normally otherwise a red wine grape?

2019 Rombauer Chardonnay Review ft VINCE.WINE

Hi wine friends…and Happy #WineWednesday! Today, Vince from VINCE.WINE and I are sharing a virtual glass of the 2019 Rombauer Vineyards Carneros Chardonnay, which is a $39 white wine from California. Vince and I also tasted Rombauer Vineyards Zinfandel over on his YouTube channel, so be sure to check that video out, as well.  Cheers!

Questions of the Day:

  • What you looking for in YOUR Chardonnay?  Do you like it buttery or do you prefer a more minerally style?
  • Have you ever had any wines from Rombauer Vineyards?  What did you think of them?

Halloween Wine — Prayers of Sinners Red Blend

Hi wine friends…and Happy #WineWednesday!  Today, I’m sharing the 2017 Prayers of Sinners, which is a $13 red wine blend from Washington State. The wine has a “companion” white, the Prayers of Saints Chardonnay, and both bottles have labels with glow-in-the-dark skeletons.  Perfect for Halloween…cheers!

Next up is a collaboration with VINCE.WINE: Your Source for WINE Edutainment.  On Saturday, we’ll taste the 2018 Rombauer Vineyards Zinfandel, which is $37, on his channel.  Then, next Wednesday, we’ll taste the Rombauer Vineyards Chardonnay, which is $39, here on A Glass After Work.

You can find Simply Charmed Magnetic Wine Charms here.  It looks like the set my skull is from is no longer for sale, but there are plenty of other Halloween sets.

Questions of the Day:

  • What are your plans for Halloween?
  • Have you ever had the Prayers of Sinners or the Prayers of Saints wines?

Sherry for Halloween

Hi wine friends…and Happy #WineWednesday!  Today, I’m sharing three Sherrys I received as samples — González Byass Alfonso Oloroso (SRP $25), Harveys Bristol Cream ($17), and one of my all-time favorites, the González Byass Nectar Ximénez ($24) — and some Halloween candy pairing.  All three Sherrys are from the Andalusia region of Spain and can be found for $30 or less.  Cheers!

Next week, I’ll be tasting the 2017 Prayers of Sinners, which is a red wine blend from Washington State.  In addition to your local wine shop, you can find it online at places like Wine.com, Total Wine & More, and Wine Chateau, and

Question of the Day:

  1. Are you a Sherry drinker?  If you are, do you gravitate towards the drier Sherry, the sweeter Sherry, or all of it?
  2. What are you Halloween candy and wine pairing go-to ideas?