Category Archives: Wine

Restructuring or Rebranding?

Sometimes a business is in need of a “facelift”. I know this to be true as I have been struggling for 6 months trying to decide the “what” and “how” of it all. I appreciate the patience of my followers. … Continue reading

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BIN 36 Presents- Alceo Wines Dinner

An evening to remember… Bin 36 Owner, Enoch Shully, Brian Duncan, Founder at Down To Earth Wine Concepts LLC, and the Direttore Commerciale of Priduttori Vini Manduria- Giovanni, created an outstanding wine paired dinner that highlighted the wines from Puglia, … Continue reading

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Spark Ventures- Business Driven Philanthropy

April 28th was a beautiful evening.  I had the privilege of attending the Spark Ventures fundraising event.  It was an amazing night!  A wine tasting, silent and live auctions, delicious food, and kind-hearted, generous people made it a perfect night.  … Continue reading

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Chimney Rock Wine Dinner @ Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Chicago

Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending a special wine dinner at Del Frisco’s Restaurant in Chicago. The setting was beautiful!  The staff is well-trained, the wine director is quite skilled in his selections, and the food is amazing. … Continue reading

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Some of My Favorite Wine Finds from My Trip – France 2015

Just a shout out to some of the other wines I had the privilege of tasting during my recent trip to France. I spent time strolling through the wine department at the grocery store, just browsing the small producer, “non … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine Industry- Key Players

Countdown to departure for Bordeaux is 2 days… still need to pack and tidy up some household things, then I can relax and let the journey begin. As I  prepare for my visits to the wine châteaux in Bordeaux, I thought it … Continue reading

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Bordeaux- An Iconic Wine Region!

As a “newer” member of the enormous, complex world of wine, gaining knowledge through  hands-on experiences is a great tool. I will be departing in less than 10 days for the truly beautiful, historic, and delicious Bordeaux wine region.  Bordeaux’s … Continue reading

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