Category Archives: Holiday Wines

Hardy’s Nottage Hill Shiraz and Additional Wines and Food Pairings

In just a few hours my home will be filled with the sounds of arriving out-of-towners. My in-laws are coming for a brief visit before heading across the country to spend Thanksgiving with their grand kids. This will be our … Continue reading

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Treana White Wine, Hope Family Wines

I love this time of year Christmas bells ringing, Carolers singing, and Halloween candy strung on the tree. So festive putting away my Halloween ghosts, skulls and witches and seeing Christmas decorations in yards and decorated trees in homes…(imagine record … Continue reading

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Foreplay Chardonnay Naked Winery 2011

The holiday season is barreling towards us at warp speed, just last week I saw a Christmas decorations hung in a department store. I’m not ready to go headlong into Thanksgiving and Christmas yet. I’m too busy enjoying witches, skeletons … Continue reading

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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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