Category Archives: Red wine

Casa Sant’Orsol Barbera D’Asti 2013

I guess it’s been awhile since I’ve not only posted something about wine but really posted anything. The Farmer’s Almanac predicted this winter would be colder than the 2014 winter. I know the NE has had a brutal time but … Continue reading

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Skinnygirl® California Red Blend –Diet Wines Don’t Make Sense

Welcome to 2015! Did you make any resolutions? This year I resolved not to make any resolutions. Each year I have 5 or so things I’d like to make happen, change, etc. Each year they never happen, leaving me to … Continue reading

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Apothic Dark

You’re alone driving in a strange down when you take a wrong turn and found yourself hopelessly lost. You turn around trying to find your way back but you get further and further away from anything. Every turn seems to … Continue reading

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Chianti Days are Upon Us

Ok, so Chianti Days isn’t really a thing but I always seem to enjoy Chianti when the temps are cooler. Maybe it’s because it lends itself so beautifully to the hearty dishes of fall and winter, maybe it’s because my wine … Continue reading

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2011 Cesari “Mara” Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore

Back to school. This time always signified the winding down of summer. Growing up in Southwest Florida, just minutes from a multitude of beaches, my friends and I spent as much time as possible soaking up rays Ft. Myers Beach. … 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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Bonny Doon Black & White & Red All Over, Central Coast 2011

This year’s Wine Blogger’s Conference is being held in July in Santa Barbara County. I’m sitting this one out and spending vacation time with my husband this year. Though I loved exploring areas I was familiar with and love as … Continue reading

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Faustino VII Tempranillo Rioja

I’ve been MIA for the past two weeks and I can’t believe how much my surroundings outdoors have changed. The Dogwood are still flowering but each day have more leaves than flowers. The great oaks standing outside my living room … Continue reading

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2011 Elizabeth Chambers Winemaker’s Cuvee Pinot Noir

I’m in trip planning mode. First a trip to the Great Smokey Mountains and later in the year a trip to Savannah, GA. Both are just hours away so we won’t have to worry about airfare, crowded planes, Atlanta’s Hartsfield/Jackson … Continue reading

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Rios de Chile Carmenère and Carmenère Reserva

The past few weeks on Facebook my newsfeed is bursting with pictures of friends camping, visiting Mickey at Disney World, mountain trails complete with water falls and even snowy vacations Then I see my wine friends flying overseas to London, … Continue reading

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