All posts by Ted Scheffler

  • IMBIBE: Ravenswood Soars at 40

    Celebrating four decades of American Zin. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you happen to be in the vicinity of Sonoma on Sunday, Sept. 11, you might want to swing by Ravenswood Winery on Gehricke Road. That’s the...

    • Posted September 6, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Veneration for Veneto

    Discovering one of Italy’s most prolific wine regions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – There was once a time when I wouldn’t have bothered discussing Italy’s Veneto wine region. During most of the 1960s and 1970s, the bulk of...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Sips at a Steal

    White wines that are kind to your palate and your wallet. One of the perks of my job is being able to taste wines that I could never afford. Still, what really turns me on is finding...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Italy’s Signature Sparkler

    The affordable effervescence of Prosecco. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In last week’s Planet JH, I extolled the virtues of the venerable French Champagne house Moët and Chandon. They make terrific bubbly, and have for more than 270...

    • Posted August 9, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Moët Majesty

    A visit to the sparkling wine mecca reveals plenty of bubbly knowledge. JACKSON HOLE, WY – One of the highlights of my recent visit to France’s Champagne region was spending the better part of a day at...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Summer Daze

    Grapes for hot days, dinner soirees, and cool nights. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Summer seems to fly by so quickly, and before we know it, we’ll be bundled up in our winter wardrobes and thinking longingly of...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: A Chile Summer

    Experience the world-class wines of Viña Montes. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you enjoy wine regularly, then you probably already know there are bargains to be found at wine stores in the South American wine section—especially those...

    • Posted July 5, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Barbecue + Beaujolais

    Don’t overlook this light red wine for the backyard bash. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With Fourth of July festivities just a few days a way, a lot of us will soon be tending to the barbecue. I’ve...

    • Posted June 28, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Virtually Umbria

    Tasting the Italian wines of Tuscany’s little sister. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On June 9, I took part in a virtual wine tasting. The wines I tasted were an array of reds and whites from Umbria, a...

    • Posted June 14, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Rosé Respect

    Finally, the pink hued wine is drawing the mass recognition it deserves. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I am so pleased to see rosé wines inhabiting larger and larger sections of our local (and national) wine stores. I’ve been...

    • Posted June 7, 2016
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