The thunderstorms have passed and we are taking advantage of the mild warm temperature of 88 degrees fahrenheit. For the past few days, temperatures reached 100 – 114 degrees fahrenheit with the heat index. The tiki torches are lit and the cicadas and frogs are keeping us company. The wine and cigar selections forContinue reading “An Evening with Erich Sattler & Alec Bradley”
Category Archives: Red Wine
Bamboozled and Blissed -14 Hands Hot to Trot
You know what’s hilarious? When you are at a restaurant and discover a wine that blows you away. The excitement is not due to the food, which is delicious or the ambience that places you in a state of relaxation. This restaurant is far from any of these descriptions. Your excitement, well my enthusiasm is basedContinue reading “Bamboozled and Blissed -14 Hands Hot to Trot”
VINOTERRA 2014 Rkatsiteli
A Georgian Orange Wine I can not tell you how excited I am right now. So excited that I spilled a glass of wine, ORANGE WINE at that; trying to capture a picture. Finally got my hands on a bottle of Georgian Orange Wine from my local Total Wines. Before I even share theContinue reading “VINOTERRA 2014 Rkatsiteli”
“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”
Yes, Here’s Another 2013 Top List – My Top 20 “Must Buy” Wines of 2013
Since everyone is releasing their top lists of 2013, I had to jump on the bandwagon and publish my Top 20 “Must Buy” wines that I tasted in 2013. There is no way that I would be able to rank the wines from first to twentieth. Therefore, I chose to list the wines in alphabeticallyContinue reading “Yes, Here’s Another 2013 Top List – My Top 20 “Must Buy” Wines of 2013”
Good Wine, Good Eats and Great Conversation!
2012 Apothic Dark, Limited Release Don’t you love the holidays. A time where we find time to fit others into our busy schedule, travel many miles to be with family and friends… Well, today, I’m filled with mixed emotions; dinner was my idea and I’m nervous. On top of it all, I pick the worstContinue reading “Good Wine, Good Eats and Great Conversation!”
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!””
What, Mexico Produces Wine?!?
It is time to clear out those old Food and Wine, Saveur, Bon Appétit magazines and folders of articles that I saved over the years. During de-cluttering, I discovered an advertisement on visiting Mexico. The heading reads: “So Delicious it was banned?” Mexico produces wine? Intrigued, I read on…In the 16th century, Mexico produced wine. The wines were soContinue reading “What, Mexico Produces Wine?!?”
Crystal City 1K Wine and Beer Walk
Get Ready, Get Set, GO! It’s been two years since I last participated in the Crystal City 1K Wine Walk. I’m filled with excitement; especially since the 2013 New Jersey Harvest Wine Festival resulted in no wine purchases. My taste buds are ready to be enticed, spending some quality time with my new-found wine lover andContinue reading “Crystal City 1K Wine and Beer Walk”
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