Why Try … Sensational West Coast Syrah?

While I’m not sure if John Wayne drank wine but if he did I like to think it would have been a West Coast Syrah. Syrah or Shiraz is the darkest of the red wines. Even darker than the almighty Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s big and bold with a vast flavor profile. Leather, licorice, dark berries,…

Inside Wine World from a Winemaker’s Perspective – Chuck McKahn

To most of us the world of wine making is foreign and bordering on exotic, isn’t it? In this week’s blog, we share what we have learned from one of CKJY Exports’ favorite winemakers, Chuck McKahn. Recently, he took the time to share with us more on inside wine world from a winemaker’s perspective. Learning…

Fall Into Your Wine Glass with Different Wine Varietals

Can you feel it? The air is crisper in the morning and the evenings have begun to cool off. This year’s summer is coming to a close. If you’re like us, you are stoked for cool weather, changing leaves and the all delicious autumn meals. One of the most exciting parts of changing seasons is…

Why Try … California Wine Blends?

Why would someone want to try a California blend? Why not?! There are so many different reasons to get into California wine blends. Blends are crowd pleasers for anyone from the novice wine drinker to the experienced sommelier. They are usually packed with flavor and very interesting wines. California Blends Typically, they use the Bordeaux…

The State of International Trade Amidst Talk of a Trade War …

Have you been watching the news lately? Spoken to anyone involved in international trade? It has been a crazy week for trade. Between the latest news of the US & China trade negotiations and the NAFTA. There is a lot going on, with no signals of slowing down. Regularly, most news features talk of the state…