Mike – Beneath the Cork

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Beneath the Cork with Mike H. Assistant Liquor

What you need to know about wine

Mike is the Liquor Division Assistant Manager for Coborn’s and has a passion for wine. Traveling the world and always learning more, he loves sharing his passion with you in his blog.


Recent Blogs:

Best wine for the Holidays

www.cobornsblog.com The Best wine for the HolidaysThis time of the year I am often asked what kind of wine should I pair with appetizers, a holiday meal, dessert or sometimes all of the above.  This year I will answer any of these questions with the same response – Prosecco!  Prosecco is a soft, off-dry and slightly fizzy wine.  It has more […]Read More »

Australian Wine is Back!

www.cobornsblog.com - The raise and fall and raise again of Australian WineHad you asked me ten years ago what was trendy in the wine industry the easy answer would have been Australian wine. At that time Australian wine was known for its quality when compared to wines of other regions at similar price points. What has happened since then should be a cautionary tale to the […]Read More »

Not just good wine... a good cause

www.cobornsblog.com - Murphy Goode Homefront Red - Making wine and giving back!Anybody who has had the good fortune to spend time with Murphy-Goode winemaker Dave Ready Jr. knows that he likes to have fun while making outstanding wine.  Dave and Murphy-Goode have also always had a strong sense of giving back.  When the Operation Homefront partnership opportunity was presented to the winey while creating Murphy-Goode Homefront […]Read More »

A tour of Gloria Ferrer Winery

Beneath the Cork with Mike H. Assistant LiquorAdmittedly, when I sat down to dinner with Gloria Ferrer Executive Winemaker, Bob Iantosca, I did not know as much about his wines as I should have.  By the end of the night my only disappointment was that I had not encountered these wines sooner.  All of the wines I tasted were excellent, but for […]Read More »

Does the type of Wine Glass really make a difference?

Beneath the Cork with Mike H. Assistant LiquorYears ago when I was approached with the concept of wine glassware training I was very hesitant.  At the time it just seemed like another way to be “sold” something.  When it was all said and done all I could say was “Wow, what a difference the right glassware makes!” As I’ve learned in the […]Read More »

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