Neighborhood wine tasting

We went to the first neighborhood wine tasting gathering, an event that will hopefully continue once a month in the coming months. It was held at our community club house, within waking distance from our home. Each meeting will focus on a theme wine, the host discussing the wine variety and its properties. The first theme wine happened to be one of my favorites, Rieslings.

Everyone was asked to bring a couple of bottles and your own wine glasses. I brought along my particular favorite, Hogue Johannisberg Riesling. There were a dozen or so bottles representing different vineyards and regions where the wine is produced. I’m not that much of an alcohol drinker to begin with and I am wary of buying and trying wines I