Category Archives: Wine Thought of the Week
Spring has arrived…my daffodils and crocus are about ready to open their petals… the birds are chirping like crazy knowing the worst of winter’s chill is gone… and my favorite wines are starting to fill the shelves, calling my name! … Continue reading
Jelly beans, marshmallow chicks…chocolate! Traditional Easter candies, the best, in my opinion being the jelly beans and the chocolates…dark chocolates in particular. So after that delicious Easter meal when you crave that bit of sweetness, don’t cork the bottle of … Continue reading
I am a traditionalist when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day…slow cooked corned beef with a nice bay leaf or two, peppercorns, and pickling spices , simmering to perfection. Add lots of cabbage, boiled potatoes, and carrots…some fresh soda bread … Continue reading
Court of Master Sommelier-Level 1.
Preparing for my Level 1 exam…reading, flashcards, more reading, quizzes, maps…more reading. I leave for Austin, TX in one week. Excited, nervous, thrilled knowing this part of my journey is coming to an end. What a great life I … Continue reading
Gathering together with family and friends always makes me smile…but especially during the holidays! Sharing great food and wine elevates the experience and makes wonderful memories. I love to bring/serve champagne…it pairs with just about any dish and creates a … Continue reading