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?!?”
Category Archives: White 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”
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!”
Mother’s Day Out – Lilit Café & Spanish Quarter
It’s a gray and wet Saturday, we are in route to a champagne tasting at Paul’s Wine & Spirits, Bethesda, MD. We quickly find out the email announcement had the wrong date; the champagne tasting was on Friday. I said irritable, “they could have at least sent out a corrected email”. He smiles, understanding myContinue reading “Mother’s Day Out – Lilit Café & Spanish Quarter”
What Women Do Best, Multi-Tasking: SIPPING and CLEANING!
2011 Ferrari-Carano BELLA LUCE (Sonoma County) Woke up with a headache and to a cold and quiet house, eerie. One teen is at a sleepover and the other, probably working, she’s turning into a workaholic like her mother; nothing wrong with a girl having ambition. I have been lying in this bed for two hours and it’s apparentContinue reading “What Women Do Best, Multi-Tasking: SIPPING and CLEANING!”
Virginia, meet Germany; Germany, meet Virginia – Otium Cellars
Otium Cellars, Purcellville, VA – That’s right; Virginia has been graced with the presence of German wines. After a long day of vineyard hopping, the “Vineyard Girls” and I travelled to Purcellville, VA. Nestled deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Otium Cellars once a grape supplier is now producing their own wines, German wines. We poseContinue reading “Virginia, meet Germany; Germany, meet Virginia – Otium Cellars”
The Word of the Day is “TAVERNELLO!”
Who doesn’t love the Italian language? Well, there may be a few, regardless, I DO! Word recognition is not a problem; pronunciation, on the other is an issue, not an issue, I just struggle a little :). Who am I kidding, Rosetta Stone becomes frustrated at my lack of the Italian tongue and it justContinue reading “The Word of the Day is “TAVERNELLO!””
And the winner is Spain!
Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Feliz Navidad! Buon Natale… Hope you had a Happy Hanukkah and now Happy Kwanza. If I forgot anyone please excuse me:). It’s Christmas, my son and family and sister-dear are on their way. My Christmas dinner is finish, minus the 8 bags of frozen veggie that need to be microwave. I’m lookingContinue reading “And the winner is Spain!”
Lip-licking and Nakedness
PART ONE – Naked Mountain Winery Even though the New Jersey Harvest Wine Festival was cancelled, due to Hurricane Sandy, I still dragged, well there wasn’t any dragging. Before I continue, let me just say that it is marvelous to have a significant other who shares my passions. Now back to the review; while trekkingContinue reading “Lip-licking and Nakedness”
A French Elegant Chardonnay Calms the Chills of Frankenstorm
2010 Maison Louis Latour Chardonnay Hurricane Sandy reared her ugly head and caused devastation along the east coast. She also caused deaths and injuries in Jamaica, Cuba and close to home. I never seen or experience anything like Hurricane Sandy (so close to home); subways, tunnels, airports and homes flooded. A family in MD didContinue reading “A French Elegant Chardonnay Calms the Chills of Frankenstorm”
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