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The French #Winophiles – Rhone Gone Crazy

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, The French Winophiles, Wine On October 16, 2015 13 Comments

Wine, like friends, should be dependable and pair well with food. Sure it’s fun to experiment and meet new grapes and varietals, but at the end of the day… Read More »

The French #Winophiles – Rhone Region Preview

In Beverages, The French Winophiles, Wine On October 15, 2015 1 Comment

Are you a fan of easy drinking, food friendly wines? Does your palate salivate at the mere mention of Syrah or Grenache? If so, don’t miss The French Winophiles… Read More »

#WinePW – Return to the Magic of Merlot

In Beverages, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On October 9, 2015 13 Comments

Have you heard the news? October is #MerlotMe month. Merlot fans no longer need to whisper their orders to the bartender or hide their bottles behind a case of Pinot. October… Read More »

The Shishito Pepper Mule

In Beverages, Cocktails On September 8, 2015 1 Comment

As a banker and a woman, I have heard a lot of “cock “n bull” stories in my life. Most are mendacious, bordering on pure fraud. But Sous… Read More »

#WinePW: Is Portuguese Wine the Fountain of Youth?

In Beverages, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On August 7, 2015 16 Comments

Sometimes I feel like Toffee McIntosh, the vacuous Seattle news reporter in the Zoo Story episode of Frasier who proclaimed: “If it happens in Seattle, it’s news to… Read More »

The French Winophiles: A Month in Provence

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, Salads, The French Winophiles, Wine On July 17, 2015 11 Comments

While the riders in the Tour de France have been whirring around the countryside and up and over the mountains, I have focused my attention on Provence—particularly its… Read More »

#WinePW : Red, White & Blue

In Beverages, Entrees, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On July 10, 2015 26 Comments

It’s time for the July edition of Wine Pairing Weekend. This month our host is Michelle from Rockin Red Blog and she selected an independence Red, White, and… Read More »

Living La Vita Lazio

In #ItalianFWT, Appetizers, Beverages, Entrees, Food, Wine On July 3, 2015 6 Comments

“When in Rome, do as the Roman’s do,” or so the saying goes. But this adage confuses me. Does it mean I am supposed to talk with my… Read More »

The French Winophiles: Chard Roasted Salmon with Fennel Salad & Duet of Loire Valley Wines

In Around the World, Beverages, Desserts, Entrees, Food, Salads, Sides, The French Winophiles, Wine On June 19, 2015 24 Comments

The French are like a custard, inside a soufflé, wrapped in a pastry. How else to explain the benefits from a fatty diet, heavy smoking, and persistent alcohol… Read More »

The French Winophiles

In Around the World, Beverages, The French Winophiles, Wine On June 17, 2015 4 Comments

If you dream in French when it comes to cuisine and travel, you must join us this Saturday, June 20th for The French Winophiles inaugural voyage within the realm of… Read More »