Category Archives: #Wine

“Words of Wine Wisdom” throughout the Ages

I see so many quotes about wine in a number of places.  I thought for fun I would share a few. Many have a ring of truth to them…some are more serious, contemplative, others are just fun.  Enjoy, preferably with … Continue reading

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Think “Pink” – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer, that “ugly” word that we fear, a word we never wish to hear, a disease that touches so many of us everyday. I am one of the fortunate ones…my mother, father, and husband are “surviviors”. This isn’t true for … Continue reading

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Wine Trivia Time

As we enter into the fall season when the days get shorter and the sun sets a bit sooner every day, I think of things to do indoors.  I am a trivia “geek”- love to learn new facts whether they … Continue reading

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Vive la Frenchie! Support ASPCA

  To all wine and animal lovers…during the entire month of April, the Boisset Collection will donate $2.00 for every bottle of Frenchie wine sold to the ASPCA!  This is an amazing way to support a fantastic organization, enjoy delicious, … Continue reading

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IBM’s Chef Watson- Wine and Chocolate Truffle Pairing

          Last night I had the pleasure of working at an IBM sponsored event at Bin 36 in Chicago. “The product helps professionals across industries solve complex problems and reveal insights from large amounts of data.” (IBM) The component being … Continue reading

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Wine Wednesday Women into Wine 2017

Syrah or Shiraz…what do you call this beautiful red wine? This was the varietal we studied to kick off 2017.  We were supposed to take a look at Syrah back in November, but due to illness, work schedules, etc…we postponed … Continue reading

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Circle of Boisset Wine Club

Are you a wine lover?  Have you ever been to Napa and/or Sonoma?  When was the last time? Thinking about joining a wine club? I just may have the answer for you…the Circle of Boisset!  Let me bring the winery … Continue reading

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Pairing Wine with Vegetarian/Vegan Cuisine

How exciting to share my passion for wine and love of teaching to the incredible customers of Bin 36!  Located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, this restaurant / wine bar is a true gem.  Owner Enoch Shully has a gift … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving – Let the Holiday Season Begin!

Can you believe how quickly this year has passed?  It seems like we were just ringing in 2016…yet we are just weeks away from 2017. How will you describe this year?  It has definitely been a wild, emotional ride. Since … Continue reading

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Wine Wednesday Women into Wine Study Group Update

This year seems to be flying by!  I can’t believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  Our wine study group has had some fantastic sessions. We took advantage of a warm September evening to tackle Rosé and to welcome a … Continue reading

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