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The flu, antibiotics, March Madness, and the ridiculous pace of life in NYC has given me a serious case of writers’ block. A 3-week long block. It’s been strange, but luckily tons of rosé have descended upon the city and I’ve been heavily researching in hopes of finding some inspiration with ...

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  • April 8, 2013

Easter has officially stumped me wine pairing-wise. Not the ham, the lamb, dessert, or any of the normal things on an Easter table–those I can handle. But that Bunny got me with my favorite Easter treat: The Jelly Bean.  What do you pair with these fruity, intensely colored little orbs of ...

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  • April 1, 2013

It’s Official!! I’m headed to Bordeaux as a guest of the Bordeaux Wine Council! Thanks to the  CIVB, I’ll be swirling and sipping at some of (arguably) the world’s best chateaux for 10 days in September! WOOOOOOOOOOOOO! As a result, you can get ready for some seriously France-focused posts in ...

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  • March 15, 2013

Amongst many, “Ribera del Duero” is simply a strange foreign phrase that could, quite possibly, be Spanish for some type of river. Among wine lovers, and those familiar with Spain’s beautiful Tempranillo Grape, Ribera del Duero represents a fantastically rugged landscape that produces amazing, ...

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  • March 8, 2013

Is it Springtime yet? This recent winter blast has me thrilled for intense climate change. In an effort to  drink more wine and hide the evidence stay warm and pretend its spring, I’m repurposing wine bottles like these ones. Enjoy & Cheers! Bottle Gardens: Pots From Repurposed Wine ...

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  • February 18, 2013

My dear, sweet wine,  thou art so fine, Please accept my ode to you, on this day of St. Valentine. Since I met you, my life has changed. Your sweet essence helps calm me down, and act less deranged. It’s not about your heritage, or hell let’s call it terroir, It’s about how I can enjoy […]

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  • February 14, 2013