Wine Tasting: Natural Bubbles

Where do bubbles really come from??

Sparkling wines have bubbles. And while the extra CO₂ is a natural by-product of fermentation (just like the alcohol), most wines remain flat. That extra gas for most of the reds and whites we drink blows off into the atmosphere. Your traditional Champagne then adds a pellet full of extra sugar and yeast to the still wine for a second fermentation. This is where they get the bubbles.

But, not matter how clean and natural your ingredients might be, this two-fermentation method is modern manufacturing. What if, instead, we tried to capture those first bubbles instead of wasting them to the air? Continue reading Wine Tasting: Natural Bubbles

TWOX Fifth Anniversary Party in the Parking Lot

Fill the Ford with Food for Fauquier FISH

We’re celebrating FIVE YEARS with a Party in the Parking Lot.

MEAT – MUSIC – FRIENDS – FOOD DRIVE

Derek and Amanda will be throwing some meat on the grill.

Locally renowned Ethno-Appalachian Roots band Furnace Mountain will be here.

Tickets are free, but…

We’re asking you to bring two things: Continue reading TWOX Fifth Anniversary Party in the Parking Lot

Wine Tasting: Pre Labor Day Tasting of California Wines

This Saturday, September 2, as harvest begins all over the world and cool weather starts to set in, we thought we might open some wines that fit the zeitgeist.

We will be tasting from two California wineries: one of the old guard, and one of the new movement. Continue reading Wine Tasting: Pre Labor Day Tasting of California Wines