In time to commemorate warm summer months comes a fabulous 2018 Sparkling Riesling. Made by achieved wine maker Nicole Walsh, this Wirz Vineyard Riesling ($34) is an excellent sparkler that makes sure to draw out the joyful in you. Made in the Methode Champenoise design, the wine spent 16 months en tirage. Walsh explains the end result as “bright acidity with citrus and green apple scents as well as tastes. Bubblicious!”
Walsh has teamed up with Cook Katherine Stern and her business the Midway. Routine checks of Ser Vineyard’s site will notify you of upcoming white wine and also food pairings. What could be better than purchasing a delicious plate of La Quercia prosciutto, Black Mission figs, sorrel and walnuts for a simple $14 to pair with Walsh’s Sparkling Riesling? And then do with a wonderful dessert, like the Peach and also Almond Galette ($8).
Ser Vineyard’s tasting room in the freshly vamped up Aptos Village is well worth visiting.
Ser Vineyard, 10 Parade St., Suite B (alongside Pet cat and also Cloud Coffee), Aptos, 612-6062. Serwinery.com.
Keep Cool Gelato Casey Cowden recognized that all those good-old gelato vehicles of yesteryear that utilized to drive around the areas seem to have actually gone away. So Cowden (that is no relation to me) determined to enter into business doing just that. He has actually called his brand-new endeavor Stay Cool Ice Cream. “We’re bring Marianne’s gelato,” he states, “with lots of enjoyable stuff such as Ninja Turtles, Cookie Dough, Rocky Road, Chocolate, Vanilla Bean, Mint Chip, Neapolitan, and more.” Cowden claims there will certainly be heart-healthy choices on the food selection, including natural fruit. Spoons are constructed from wood, not plastic, as well as the bowl-shaped Waffle Cone indicates no waste. Seek the Keep Cool Ice Cream vehicle in Santa Cruz and also Capitola, and after that Seacliff as well as Rio Del Mar coastlines. Cowden likewise caters exclusive celebrations and also functions. “We are the only ones today who do shipments and also have an ice cream vehicle,” he adds.
Visit staycoolicecreamsc.com or email [email secured] 831-234-1912.