Tag Archives: #wine

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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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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Bin 36 Fall & Winter Wine Classes

Bin 36, located at 161 N. Jefferson in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, is a great place to enhance your wine knowledge.  Join Owner, Enoch Shully and myself, as we help you navigate through the wonderful world of wine! BIN 36 … Continue reading

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All Good Things Must Come to an End…

My 2 week trip will end this Sunday. What an incredible journey it has been!!!  The visits to several of Bordeaux’s famous Grand Cru châteaux were informative,  delicious, and exciting! I was welcomed with open arms and hearts at the … Continue reading

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Wine Region Travel- An Interest Survey Poll

Travel is one of life’s greatest teachers! The architecture, art, culture, cuisine, landscapes, language, people, and of course, the vineyards enrich us and enhance the journey in so many ways. I am taking a poll to see which wine region other people … 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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Searching for Wine Lovers- Are You Who I am Looking For?

Love wine? Enjoy meeting new people and sharing amazing experiences over a bottle or two of wine? Are you self-motivated, organized, outgoing?  If these words describe you and you are interested in a new career direction or maybe just a … 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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