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...]

7 Wines To Drink In 2017

We all love our chardonnays and cabernet sauvignons, and all too often they are our standard go to wines.  In 2017 make a resolution to be fun and adventurous and expand your palate.  Taste, drink and … [Read more...]

West of the West – Discovering the Wines of Fort Ross-Seaview AVA

West of the West, in a land far away from civilization, there is a beautifully scenic and unique wine region within the Sonoma Coast, and that is Fort Ross-Seaview.  The region is home to a small … [Read more...]

Exploring Campania Wines

Italy produces some of the most exceptional wines of the world, where wine is grown throughout all its regions. Some of the most unique wines of Italy come from Campania.  Campania, known for its … [Read more...]

Lodi’s Michael David Wines

Michael David wines are known across America to all wine lovers.  If there was a wine brand that personified American wine drinkers, it would be the iconic Michael David wines.  Several years ago, I … [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...]

La Cité du Vin: The Guggenheim of Wine

Le Cité du Vin (translated as City of Wine) opened in Bordeaux to rave reviews in June, opening ceremonies were inaugurated by the the French President Francois Hollande, and Minister of Culture … [Read more...]

Wines of Jura

The wines of Jura are possibly the most unique wines of the world.  Jura is a tiny wine-producing region in France that is secretly tucked away in the mountains between Burgundy and Switzerland.  With … [Read more...]