Category Archives: Countries

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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Basil Pesto Rigatoni and Herres Brut Sparkling

Every October I start watching low temps to see when I need to either make pesto with the remaining basil or try to bring a plant or two inside for the winter. Last year I brought two plants in and … Continue reading

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Cartlidge and Browne Merlot and Chardonnay

Is it the destination or is it the journey? My husband will tell you he’s all about the journey and mostly I just want to get to the destination. Sometimes it’s both. Just a few weeks ago I embarked on … Continue reading

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