Your Guide to Napa Valley’s Best Sauvignon Blancs

I have a thing for Napa's Sauvignon Blancs.  So I was thrilled to be a part of a group of wine writers that had the opportunity to explore the best of Napa's golden grape. The tasting was held at the … [Read more...]

When Wine & Food Are In Perfect Harmony

The most memorable evenings are when wine, food and friends are in perfect harmony.  That precisely describes my dinner last week at The Waverly Inn with winemaker, Carrie Sumner from Domaine des … [Read more...]

A Journey to the Rhône Valley

Syrah is one of the grapes that I am most fond of.  There is no better terroir for Syrah than the Rhône Valley, one of the greatest wine regions of the world.  I am going to take you on a cruise down … [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...]

Transported to New Zealand – Explore the Wines of Villa Maria

As a wine lover, the first thing that comes to mind when I think of New Zealand is Sauvignon Blanc.  Sauvignon Blanc has almost become synonymous with New Zealand.  When I had the opportunity to taste … [Read more...]

Exploring the Wines of Ferrari-Carano

I recently had the opportunity to explore the wines of Ferrari-Carano via an online virtual tasting with Executive Winemaker Sarah Quider and Chelsea Kurnick, wine specialist with McCue … [Read more...]

The Magical 2012 Vintage of Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello is the purest expression of the sangiovese grape from the picturesque hillside town of Montalcino in Tuscany.  It is the only red wine in Tuscany that is not blended.  These are big … [Read more...]

Fall for Rioja – Marqués De Vargas Reserva 2010

Fall is a wonderful time of year, with crisp weather, a slight chill in the air and beautiful warm red, orange and yellow colors everywhere. It is a time to start turning up the heat inside and … [Read more...]

Domaine des Entrefaux Crozes Hermitage 2013

I had the Domaine des Entrefaux Crozes Hermitage 2013 at Pasquale Jones for dinner and was so enamored by it, that I felt it needed its own separate review. This beautifully spicy, herbaceous wine … [Read more...]

Wines to Pair With Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year, as it marks the beginning of an extended period of parties and celebrations.  I especially love Thanksgiving as it bring my family from near and far, … [Read more...]