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Forcing A Holiday Feeling – And Few Wine Suggestions

I have been drinking everything in sight lately. Now hold on. I haven’t been drinking in excess, or carrying on like an idiot. I’ve just been indulging much more than I have in months. Well, one sip would be more than I’ve had in months being I had a little stand off with wine for awhile. I highly recommend a break, from so many things … Continue reading Forcing A Holiday Feeling – And Few Wine Suggestions

Holiday Feasting – Zaferon Grill Restaurant Review

“I’m done” says my pressed waistband about to pop… And I really don’t care; I’m here to enjoy myself, all the holidays, and the over indulging possibilities.    The WONDERFUL part about living where I do, and being in the wine industry, are the really great BYOB restaurants in my very close vicinity.  When a new one pops up, we gotta go… Side note – … Continue reading Holiday Feasting – Zaferon Grill Restaurant Review

Loosing Myself In A Sea Of Wine

It’s been a while, and I’m going to sketch out why.  Here, sitting in my PJs, about 10 pounds overweight, swollen by all the wine I have been drinking, and dazed by my own existence – here we go… Last night, I watched a live Instagram feed powered by my friends from @close.the.gap. Shameless plug – follow follow follow these five women and their conversation … Continue reading Loosing Myself In A Sea Of Wine

Drink This: Stop the Beringer Hate

Mood, history and feelings.  Most of what leads us into our situations.  Wine is no different. What kicks off in your brain when I say Beringer Vineyards?  I’ll tell you- white zinfandel.  You see yourself perched in front of that huge glass door (cold box) in a wine shop wondering what jug you will choose.  It’s pink, full of gushy fruit, and will do the job. … Continue reading Drink This: Stop the Beringer Hate

The Rise and Fall of a Wine Dinner

Maybe my expectations are to high. I have been privileged to sit and experience the marriage of wine and food at the highest level.  Yes, moments like this have left me speechless.  Seems funny to say that.  This doesn’t need to happen in the fanciest of restaurants, or at a winery.  This can happen in my kitchen with a baked mac and cheese and some … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of a Wine Dinner