Category Archives: Trade Shows

Wines of Provence

Ah, the glorious region of Provence…located in the southeastern part of France, not too far from the Mediterranean Sea. The ochre soil, the scents of lavender, rosemary, thyme…the “garrigue”, and of course, the wine! The Wines of Provence Trade Show … 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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Wonderful Wine Events in May

What a wonderful month this has been for wine in my life…and it is only half over! The 1st week in May began with the Heritage Wine Cellars Portfolio Tasting, which I attended with my friend and sommelier professor at … Continue reading

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The Colors of Tuscany

What a fantastic day!  I had the privilege of attending this amazing learning experience!  The seminars/tastings were informative, enjoyable, and yes, quite tasty! First on the agenda was the presentation from the Consorzio Della Denominazione San Gimignano… known for their … Continue reading

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2012 Grands Crus de Bordeaux Tasting

January 28th I had the pleasure of attending the 2012 Grands Crus de Bordeaux tasting in Chicago. What a wonderful experience! While I enjoyed all the wines, several stood out and are worth mentioning. Château Beau Séjour Bécot-M Julien Barthe-informative, … Continue reading

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Rioja Trade Show Chicago September 8, 2014

A beautiful day at the Homestead Restaurant in Chicago for the Rioja Trade Wine show.  I had ths the pleasure of pouring wines from the El Coto winery.  Here are the delicious, well received selections I offered and some of … Continue reading

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