Wine Blog

Cool New Summer Wines “Off the Beaten Path”

Cool New Summer Wines “Off the Beaten Path”

Despite the rain outside, our wine tasting on Friday made it feel like summer inside Hatch’s as we sought to find unique and refreshing wines perfect for sipping under the summer sun.  This week’s wine tasting featured red, white, and pink wines from well-known wine regions like Provence, France to under the radar vineyards in…

Hatch’s “Tour de France” Tasting

Hatch’s “Tour de France” Tasting

Recently, the market report for the wine industry captured attention across the United States with the bold headline, “United States now #1 in wine consumption.”  For the first time, Americans have passed France as the leading consumers of wine, showing that Americans have truly gained a taste and a love for the beverage that has…

Memorial Day Wines “Great for the Grill”

Memorial Day Wines “Great for the Grill”

To kick off our summer wine tasting season at Hatch’s, we started with some new and classic wines “great for the grill”.   The craziness of Figawi weekend launches the start of our summer season.  The warm sunshine on weather forecast means that you can soon break out your grill and start cooking up some…

Hatch's Wine Connoisseurs

Judy Brownell has traveled to vineyards across the world to explore the nuances of grape varietals, changes in terroir, and the range of wine making styles that make each bottle production unique.  Having been in the wine business for over three decades, she has a wealth of information and knowledge that she is eager to share with her customers.  Over the past eight years, she has passed on her expertise and experiences to her daughter-in-law Katie, who now runs the wine tastings each Friday during the summer.  A history professor during the academic year, Katie also has a passion for learning about wine and sharing these lessons with Hatch’s customers.  Please come on by to our Friday wine tastings and follow our journey on our wine blog as we explore the many frontiers of wine!