Author Archives: Kellie Stargaard

About Kellie Stargaard

Wine blogger

Natura Rosé, Rapel Valley, Chili

My husband and I recently spent time in the mountains around Asheville, NC. After a day hiking in  the Pisgah National Forest, backpack full of granola and Kind Bars and our dog, Rooster, nearly drowning in a swelled river, we … Continue reading

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Toad Hollow 2016 Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir – Eye of the Toad

As much as I’m in denial, the time for sitting on the porch while sipping wine has arrived. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy sitting on the porch, relaxing in our rocking chairs, watching the birds, or the bats (depending … Continue reading

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Rosa Regale Brachetto d’Acqui D.O.C.G.

If you’re a regular reader, you know that 5 years ago my husband and I sold our house in Tampa and headed up to the NE Georgia Mountains. We didn’t have a new house yet and rented an apartment for … Continue reading

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Taralyn Brut Sparkling Wine California

Ever have a go to wine that you can only get at one store and said store NEVER seems to keep enough in stock? Aldi’s Herres Brut is my go to, don’t need a special occasion to pop a bottle … Continue reading

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19 Crimes Cabernet 2015 South Eastern, Australia

It’s Ground Hog day and Punxsutawney Phil says there’s 6 more weeks of winter to come. I say good! It’s been too warm here in NE Georgia and I some good snow days. I want to be able to wear … Continue reading

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Toad Hollow Risqué, Sweet and Sparkling

The tree is trimmed, the house decorated, the great outdoors winterized and ready for freezing temps and that means just one thing is upon us…Sparkling Wine season baby! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the champagne corks are … Continue reading

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Apothic Crush Smooth Red Blend, 2014 CA.

Can you believe the Holiday Season is upon us again? It seems like just last week I was sweating my arse off, counting down the months until the intense heat would pass. Now, just a week after Thanksgiving and I’m … Continue reading

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