Pairing Love and Wine This Valentine’s Day

Wine love and romance go hand in hand, especially on Valentine's Day.  This year I wanted to make Valentines Day extra memorable by cooking a romantic dinner for my sweetheart paired with the perfect … [Read more...]

Bordeaux Apéro Série with Chef Gabe Kennedy

I recently attended a beautiful, fun, playful dinner with Chef Gabe Kennedy in his home, hosted by Vins De Bordeaux.  The hosts, the wines, the food, and the company were so special.  The pictures … [Read more...]

Piper-Heidsieck Champagne – Celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood

Today the legendary French Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck revealed its Art-Deco inspired limited edition magnum to commemorate the Golden Age of Hollywood.  Piper-Heidsieck will be the sole Champagne … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – 18 Perfect Gifts For Wine Lovers

Tis the season of holiday gift giving.  Do you have a wine lover on your list and you want to get them something special? Something with a little more thought than a bottle of wine.  Are you like me … [Read more...]

Time in a Bottle – Femme de Champagne Duval-Leroy

What were you doing in 1996, 1995, or 1990?  Julien Duval-Leroy asks this question as we taste through three wonderful vintage Duval-Leroy Femme de Champagne.  These three Champagnes took me back in … [Read more...]

Wine Event of the Year – Auction Napa Valley 2017

Auction Napa Valley is in full swing.  Savvy wine lovers call Auction Napa Valley the must-attend charity food and wine event because it brings together Napa Valley’s extraordinary wines, evocative … [Read more...]

Put on Your Rosé Colored Glasses – Top 12 Rosé Wines

It is Memorial Day and summer is just around the corner and that means the official start of the rosé season.  It is time to put on your rosé colored glasses and stock up on the seasons best pink … [Read more...]

Summer Fun in a Can – Launch of Sofia Brut Rosé

Rosé in a can is so glam when served up Hollywood style.  Recently I had the opportunity to attend the launch party of Coppola Winery’s Sofia Brut Rosé.  The spring soirée was held on the patio of … [Read more...]

Springtime Entertaining – The Perfect Honey, Wine & Cheese Pairings

Spring time is the perfect time of year for entertaining, whether it is a book club gathering, a barbecue party or a picnic.  Warm weather means more time with friends and family.  Cheese boards are … [Read more...]

Step Back In Time – A Travel Guide to Cuba

Cuba and most notably Havana is the gem of the Caribbean. Havana in its present day is absolutely fascinating.  Bustling with rich history, art, culture, music, and nightlife.  The streets are bright, … [Read more...]