Category Archives: Holiday Wines

Dearly Beloved I Thee Red Blend 2011

Looking out my window I watch yellow leaves as they float to the ground covering our patchy grass on our large wooded lot. Cool breezes blow gently through the tree branches still full of green leaves that will soon turn … Continue reading

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Caposaldo Sweet Pink Merlot Moscato

POP! AAAHHH. POP! OOOOHHHH. Those are the sounds of Fourth of July, a summer celebration that explodes with tantalizing images and bringing much pleasure to our visual senses. Luckily sparklers aren’t just limited to the kind on a skinny metal … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Bubbly Part Deux – Biltmore Estate Pas de Deux Méthode Champenoise–Sec

Remember how fun Valentine’s Day was as a kid? Maybe it’s the girly girl in me but I loved making Valentine’s Day “mail boxes” out of paper bags and decorating them with red, pink and purple hearts. We would then … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Bubbly Part One – Caposaldo Sweet Sparklings

No sooner did the Christmas tree needles hit the floor and stockings emptied, I began to notice yet another holiday thrust upon us. Reds, purples and pinks all in the shape of hearts were making their way to stores signifying … Continue reading

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2012 Bubbly Report!

Doesn’t seem possible but 2012 is coming to a close. This year brought many changes to our household. After 17 years together I had to put my 19 year old cat Katundra down just days after the start of 2012. A … Continue reading

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Christmas at Biltmore Wine 2012

I’m struggling with this post, usually the words just pour out, but not today. I had intended to talk about Christmas and my trip to Colonial Williamsburg last week but in light of recent events the words on my screen … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wines 2012

How could it be Thanksgiving already? Wasn’t it just Halloween? Christmas items went up in retailers in early October and I’ve sort of just ignored them not wanting to acknowledge its existence until after the ghosts and goblins had been … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Vampire wine

Ghosts, witches and scary tales abound this time of year but don’t let all the witches brew distract you from great inexpensive wines. Halloween screams for some scary and spooktacular wines, one of my all time favorites to drink on … Continue reading

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