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...]

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...]

Tres Sabores – Napa’s Hidden Gem

I recently received my first shipment of wines from Vinfluence, a monthly wine club delivering exceptional handcrafted artisans wines from boutique wineries.  There are many monthly wine clubs, but … [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...]

A New Generation of Chapoutier Wines – Côtes de Provence Grand Ferrage Rosé

Most wine drinkers are familiar with the wine maker Michel Chapoutier, one of the most highly regarded winemakers in France.  Chapoutier produces world renowned Hermitage, Côte-Rôtie, and … [Read more...]

Sonoma County Winegrowers – Passion for Sustainability

Sonoma County, land of rolling hills, rugged coastlines, beautiful landscapes and seventeen unique AVA's, is world-renowned for its prestigious, high quality wines, but a lesser known fact is its … [Read more...]

Oscar Night – Throw The Most Stylish Party of the Year

So you can sit at home in your yoga pants and watch the Oscars by yourself or you can glam up and throw the most dazzling, festive, and stylish party of the year.  I love throwing parties and the … [Read more...]

The King of Beaujolais – Georges Duboeuf

More and more as I drink wine, what makes a memorable bottle, is the history, the terroir and story of the wine makers. We all know Georges Duboeuf, but do we know the deep history of his wines? The … [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...]