Category Archives: France

JL Quinson Rosé Côtes de Provence 2013

What is it about summer and Rosé? They just seem to go together like baseball and peanuts, campfires and s’mores or fireflies and long summer evenings sitting on the porch. While you’re sitting on that porch slapping the mosquitoes away, … Continue reading

Posted in Countries, France, Rosé, Wines under $10 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Domaines Paul Mas Coté Mas

There may still be snow on the ground but Spring Break has begun. Thousands of teens and twenty-somethings migrating to warmer climates filled with sandy beaches, girls and boys scantily clad and cheap alcohol. Man, I miss those days. I … Continue reading

Posted in Countries, France, Sparkling Wines, Wines under $20 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Caves du Fournalet Cotes Du Rhone Red Wine 2012

This past Sunday I had two things to look forward to; another episode of Downton Abby and creating a new lamp I fashioned out of this week’s wine. I have a new hobby, using our Dremel to drill a hole … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, France, Wines under $10 | Leave a comment

Helfrich Vin d’ Alsace Pinot Gris and Helfirch Crémant d’ Alsace Brut

Baby it’s cold outside. Much of the country has seen an arctic blast like never before. Record lows are being broken throughout the US, even here in the South where we were colder than NYC on Monday and had record … Continue reading

Posted in France, Sparkling Wines, White wine, Wines under $20 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Louis Jadot and Chateau Des Morgon Beajuolais

Soon the dishes will be cleared, washed, dried and put back in it place. The big game will be on the TV while family and friends sink comatose like into the couches and chairs their pants a little more snug … Continue reading

Posted in France, Thanksgiving | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Wine, Wine and More Wine (Well that was the plan anyway)

Have I mentioned lately how much I love my new area? This Memorial Day my husband and I took our dog Rooster to a local park where we enjoyed walking the wooded trails and a picnic beside the Chestatee River. … Continue reading

Posted in France, Wine Bloggers Conference, Wines under $20 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment