Monthly Archives: February 2016

Valentine’s Day

    A special day that dates back to the 5th century… one filled with love, candy, flowers, romance, and yes, even sadness. It is said that St. Valentine was  clergyman who , during the period of time when Christians were persecuted by … Continue reading

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Tre Bicchieri 2016

Last week I had the honor and pleasure of attending Tre Bicchieri 2016- presented by Gambero Rosso. This trade event has been celebrating outstanding Italian wines for 30 years. Reds, whites, sparkling, dessert…wines of every style were presented. The Master Class … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras- “Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler!!”

Mardi Gras- a day of partying, parades, indulging in our favorite treats… but what is the history of this crazy, incredible day?  We need to go back in time and into the religious significance to learn the history of this crazy, incredible day. … Continue reading

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“Winter Blues”

Winter is a season of reflection for me. The cold, windy days keep me indoors more than usual. The past few months have been strangely emotional. Typically, I stay in control, but not so recently. Quadruple bypass open heart surgery…scary … Continue reading

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