Category Archives: United States

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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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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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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Black Box Cabernet, Travels and Nashville

I recently met up with my cousin in Music City, AKA Nashville. We used AirBNB and booked an apartment in Midtown. Surrounded by bars, restaurants and Vanderbilt University just down the street, the area is bustling with people of all … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim Sweet Riesling Columbia Valley

Did someone put a time warp speed on Christmas? How can it be here when the last I checked it was still 15 days away. Did I sleep through a week? Anyway, it’s here. My last post I told you … Continue reading

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Kumbaya Red Wine Blend Sonoma County 2011

Kumbaya my Lord, kumbaya, Kumbaya my Lord, kumbaya, Kumbaya my Lord, kumbaya, Oh Lord, kumbaya. When I hear those famous lyrics by Peter, Paul & Mary, I immediately begin slowly swaying left and right. That song seems to make everything … Continue reading

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The Great American Wine Company, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosenblum Cellars 2012

A scene on the front porch of Any Town USA. Two wooden rocking chairs, a man, a woman in each of the chairs. A dog lying on the wooden with his head between the railings, eyes closed. A cat curled … Continue reading

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