Discover Lirac – Rhône’s Best Kept Secret

Ssshhh, it is a well-kept secret.  Lirac is one of Rhône Valley's hidden gem. Don't assume it's shyness is due to inexperience, for wine has been cultivated in the region since ancient Roman times.  … [Read more...]

Celebrate Barolo Week With Fontanafredda Wines

Nebbiolo is a noble grape that makes beautiful Barolo wines from northern Italy's Piemonte region.  Barolos are some of the worlds most complex and age worthy wines.  For the third year in a row, … [Read more...]

#MerlotMe with Duckhorn Vineyards & L’Ecole N° 41

One of my favorite varietals has a month all its own, and I couldn't be more thrilled.  October is #MerlotMe month and my fellow Wine Pairing Weekend writers are going to share their favorite … [Read more...]

A New Generation of Winemakers in Paso Robles

Second generation winemakers are making huge strides in putting Paso Robles on the world map.  The new guard of Paso Robles are innovative, ambitious and passionate about  winemaking.  As children of … [Read more...]

A Journey to Lugana – Italy’s Elegant White Wines

This month the Italian Food, Wine and Travel group is focusing on the wines of Lugana.  The region is making a splash in the US, so take a journey with us to explore Lugana and its elegant, crisp, … [Read more...]

Ca’ d’Or – Noble Italian Bubbly

I am big time into my bubbles, and cannot be more excited to share with you the sparkling wines of Ca'd'Or . They represent Italy's finest bubbles.  These luxurious fine wines are of the highest … [Read more...]

Wine Book – Wine Folly Magnum Edition: The Master Guide

If you are a wine lover than you want to get your hands on Wine Folly Magnum Edition.  Released today, it is a book that is creating a lot of buzz in the wine world.  Madeline Puckette and Justin … [Read more...]

A Passion for Pinot – A Taste of Kenwood Vineyards With Winemaker Pat Henderson

“Sonoma doesn’t just mean great wine, it also embodies our way of life; hardworking but willing to take the time to relax and enjoy the best things in life.” - Pat Henderson - Lead Winemaker at … [Read more...]

Following Your Dreams – THE SHORTEST WAY HOME

Calling all Oenophiles………. Grab a bottle of Sonoma Wine and pair it with copy of The Shortest Way Home, by Miriam Parker.  It is sure to entice all of you that have ever thought about dropping … [Read more...]

Crocus Wines – Exploring Cahors With Paul Hobbs and Bertrand Gabriel Vigouroux

If you are a Malbec lover, then you will agree with me that Cahors is one of the best wine regions in Southwest France.  Known as the regions of "Black Wines", Cahors is making a comeback with a … [Read more...]