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CaptureThe more you know about wine, the more you will enjoy wine.  Adam Acquistapace enhances your wine experience through sharing tips and knowledge he has learned from around the world.  Every Thursday at 5 on News with a Twist.

Check out Acquistapace’s legendary selection of spirits, wine, and beer at 125 E. 21st Ave in Covington, or go online to acquistapaces.com.

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Picture this: its summer. You’re standing in front of a hot grill in your backyard, but instead of a cheap beer in your hand, you’re sipping on fine wine.

Barbeques and wines do go hand in hand!

In this week’s Uncorked, our wine guy Adam Acquistapace picked out a few bottles that won’t break the bank.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Memorial Day weekend is the “unofficial” start of summer. What better way to enjoy the long weekend then with a crisp and refreshing cocktail?

In this week’s Uncorked, our wine guy, Adam Acquistapace, shows us how to make delicious wine-based cocktails!

Here’s a list of ingredients:

  • Aperol
  • Aperitivo Liqueur
  • Product of Italy

 

  • Ruffino
  • Prosecco DOC
  • Sparkling Wine

 

  • Loosa
  • Peach Juice Drink

 

  • Chambord
  • Raspberry Liqueur

 

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - In this week’s Uncorked our wine guy, Adam Acquistapace, tells us what wines are best sipped at the beach!

Below is a list of wines featured in the above video:

La Follette
2011
Pinot Noir
North Coast

 

Emmolo
Napa Valley
Sauvignin Blanc
Rutherford, CA

 

Joseph Carr
2012
Chardonnay
Sonoma Coast

 

Chateau Petit Roubie
Culture Biologique Depuis 1985
Picpoul De Pinet

 

Kim Crawford
2012
Marlborough
Sauvignon Blanc

 

Box Wines

 

Black Box
Sauvignon Blanc
Valle Central Chile
2012

 

La Petite Frog
Picoul De Pinet

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - In typical Louisiana fashion, it feels like we’re skipping spring, and going straight into summer.

But that doesn’t mean we have to stop enjoying our favorite red wines.

In this week’s Uncorked, our wine guy Adam Acquistapace tells us which wines you can enjoy when it’s hot out.

Below is a list of wines featured in the video.

 

Pierre Andre
Bourgogne Pinot Noir
Vieilles Vignes

 

Aegerter
Jean Luc & Paul
Bourgogne Pinot Noir
Appellation Bourgogne Controlee
Reserve Personnelle
Product of France

 

Ergo
Rioja
Denominacion De Origene Calificada

 

L’Ardi
Dolcetto d’Acqui
Denominacion De Origine Controllata
2011
Vigne Regali

 

Briggotondo
Piemonte
Denominacion De Origine Controllata
Barbera
2012
Fontanafredda
Italia

 

Domaine Chandon
2010
Carneros
Pinot Noir

 

Beaujolais-Village
Louis Jadot
Appellation Beaujolais Controlee
Product of France

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - What do you sip on when it’s balmy outside?

In this week’s Uncorked, our wine guy Adam Acquistapace tells us which wines will cool us off!

Below is a list of wines featured in the video.

Amestoi
John Sebastian Elcado
Getariako Txakolina
Aperitif
Northern Spain

 

Cuvee Louis
Cotes de Gascogne
White blend from southwest France

 

Jean Luc Columbo
2013
Cape Bleue Rose

 

Mer Soleil Silver
2012
Unoaked Chardonnay
Santa Lucia Highlands
Monterey Co, California

 

King Estates
2012
Pinot Gris
Oregon

 

Franciscan Estates
2012
Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Valley

 

Altanuta
2012
Valdadige dog
Pinot Grigio
Northeast Italy

 

 

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Acquistapace’s wine expert Adam Acquistapace shows you wines that go well with crawfish.

Here’s the list of wine featured in the above video:

Saraco
2012
Moscato D’Asti
Denominazione  Di Origine Protetta
Product of Italy

Mionetto Lambrusco
The Gentle Sparkling Wine
IGT Emilia
Product of Italy

 

Piper Sonoma Brut
Sonoma County Sparkling Wine

 

Whispering Angel
Caves D’Esclans
Sacha Lichine
Cotes De Provence Rose 2013
Product of France

 

Lamarca
Prosecco
DOC
Sparkling Wine
Product of Italy

 

Monchhof
Robert Eymac
2011
Ürzig Würzgarten
Reisling Spätlese
Product of Germany

 

 

Before making those delicious Mimosas this Sunday — do you prefer sweet or dry sparkling wine? Our wine expert Adam Acquistapace explains the difference between the two in this week’s Uncorked.

Our wine expert Adam Acquistapace explains sparkling wine. Wines featured in this segment are.

Korbel Extra Dry, California Champagne and Methode Champenoise. Schramsberg, Crement Dem-sec, Califonria Sparkling Wine. Juve’y Camps Brut Nature Gran Reserve, Reserva de la Famillia 2008 and Cava.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Whether it’s a mimosa brunch with the girls or celebrating a major milestone, it’s always the right time to sip on the bubbly.

But do you know how to pop open a bottle of Champagne without blowing out a window?

Adam Acquistapace shows us how in this week’s Uncorked.

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