Hidden Jewel with a Female Touch It was love at first. Years ago, I discovered this hidden jewel buried deep in the back, against the wall at the massive Dulles Expo Center, VA. Our location was up front and center. Prime location, only for the elite vineyards or for those who could afford or influential and that indeedContinue reading “Potomac Point Winery & Vineyard”
Category Archives: red wine
“The Computer Ate My Paper” – New Jersey 2013 Harvest Wine Festival
New Jersey 2013 Harvest Wine Festival Hilton, Short Hills, NJ Weeks of searching for this wine review and still MIA. This is why I prefer handwriting my reviews before typing. Handwriting feeds my obsession with hard back journals and stationary. Writing is exhilarating: seeing your thoughts on paper, hurried penmanship from words spilling out andContinue reading ““The Computer Ate My Paper” – New Jersey 2013 Harvest Wine Festival”
Bringing up the Past – Parados 2005 Malbec Mendoza – Argentina
For the past few days, I’ve been searching for a 200+ words wine review on the NJ Harvest Festival. I know I wrote it or may I dreamt that I wrote the review; I’m not giving up. In the meantime, I decided to share a review from the past. Enjoy! Parados 2005 Malbec Mendoza – Argentina The firstContinue reading “Bringing up the Past – Parados 2005 Malbec Mendoza – Argentina”
Thanks to the AFC Championship Game – Drinking on an Upset Stomach
2012 Apothic Red, Winemakers Blend Sick with Bronchitis and Laryngitis, this is the first wine I had in over 2 weeks. Thanks to wonderful antibiotics, I’m left with an upset stomach. This Denver versus New England AFC Championship game is going to set me back. Peyton has called “OMAHA” over 8 times before the halfContinue reading “Thanks to the AFC Championship Game – Drinking on an Upset Stomach”
Paradise Springs Winery – “Refugees Unite!”
Goodness, this place is “hopping”. Confusedly, I ask, “Are they having a festival?” clearly another well-liked Virginia vineyard in the beautiful Clifton, VA. The tasting room is large with leather lounge chairs, a beautiful glass barrel room and outdoor sitting area with a large stone fireplace where patrons are entertained with live music on theContinue reading “Paradise Springs Winery – “Refugees Unite!””
BREAUX VINEYARDS! Deliciously Amazing!
If you live in Virginia, visited Virginia wine country or read about Virginia wines, you heard of Breaux Vineyards. So, when “The Professional” informed that he has never been to Breaux, a trip was quickly plan. Today is a beautiful day for a drive in the Virginia countryside. The fall colors are amazing, resembling landscapeContinue reading “BREAUX VINEYARDS! Deliciously Amazing!”
Fitzrada Eases Furlough Woes!
I sit here dozing off to sleep, body exhausted from keeping my mind occupied. I have reorganized my storage room and began to clear out the garage. My mind wanders “How in the H did we get here AGAIN?” This can’t be happening GOODNESS! We have the biggest bunch of drama queens running our country. Decisions areContinue reading “Fitzrada Eases Furlough Woes!”
Snack Time – 2008 San Roman Toro
Hmm…time for my 4:00pm snack and it has to be 150 calories or less. I chose grapes, red Spanish grapes to be exact. I will be snacking on some Tempranillo, a 2008 San Roman Toro ;). I have no recollection where I purchased or if I previously tasted the wine. I’m going to enjoy thisContinue reading “Snack Time – 2008 San Roman Toro”
Oops – A Voluptuous Beauty
Have you ever opened a bottle of wine and instantly thought, “Why did I open this wine”? So what do you do, pour it out? BLASHPHEMY! Drink it or pour back in the bottle :). 2011 oops– 84% Cabernet Franc and 16% Carmenere blend. This is a wine that is visibly known to everyone byContinue reading “Oops – A Voluptuous Beauty”
Sophenia Malbec & “Frankenstorm”
Sophenia Malbec & “Frankenstorm” In preparation for Frankenstorm (Hurricane Sandy) that is about to blast the east coast. Meteorologists are calling it the “Perfect Storm”. I searched through the wine cooler and pull out a bottle of Malbec. 2009 Sophenia Synthesis Malbec, grapey-spicy aromas with ink-like color. I allowed the wine to breathe for about 10 minutes andContinue reading “Sophenia Malbec & “Frankenstorm””
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