Author Archives: Kellie Stargaard

About Kellie Stargaard

Wine blogger

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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Piperfield Wines 5k Zinfandel Lodi 2012

I know, I’m like the absentee parent that shows up every few months, hangs out for a few moments and then gone for another couple of months. I decided if after work, I stayed off social media, I would probably … Continue reading

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Piperfield Wines 5k Verdelho, Lodi, CA

Hi, it’s me, your Absent Wine Blogger. So here are my most recent excuses for not posting: • It’s too hot to write – ok, this one is a little weak since I’m sitting in the AC. • I’m too … Continue reading

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Eden Ridge Chardonnay and Eden Ridge Red Blend

I swear it’s been July for at least four weeks now! At least it’s felt like July or maybe even August. On Saturday my area hit 98 degrees. It’s not supposed to be that hot, not yet! I also learned … Continue reading

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Peace, Love and Light

I did have a post prepared for this week but in light of the tragedy in Orlando, I’m left wondering what happened to the innocence we once enjoyed in our country. It has been years since I’ve felt that security … Continue reading

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Dearly Beloved I Thee Red

Summers always make me nostalgic. It starts around the time the seniors are getting out of school and graduation is approaching. I remember the feeling of freedom after my last exam, the excitement that life was about to change. I … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Foodie and Wino

For years now I’ve been struggling with my weight. Actually I’ve struggled with it all my life. In high school, I stayed thin by not eating. Sure I’d faint or come close to it several times a week but at … Continue reading

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