Pearmund Cellars 2009 Celebration – Breaks the Barrier!

Hellooo I’m back! It’s been three months since I had creative juices flowing and the desire to blog. Due to medical issues, my writing consisted only of tweeting. Plus, if I’m not sipping, I’m not writing. Therefore, it’s safe to assume Tree is sipping! 🙂 Three days back at work and it has been a veryContinue reading “Pearmund Cellars 2009 Celebration – Breaks the Barrier!”

“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”

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!”

“Closet of Wines”

The government shutdown has provided so much free time to clean and reorganize my home. Now, I’m ready to help “The Professional” pack some moving boxes. What makes packing enjoyable? Wine!:) First, I check the refrigerator and there is an open 2007 Marimar Chardonnay from Don Miguel Vineyard. I take a sip….Ewww CORKED! Next, IContinue reading ““Closet of Wines””

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”

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”