Category Archives: Sparkling Wines

Rosa Regale Brachetto d’Acqui D.O.C.G.

If you’re a regular reader, you know that 5 years ago my husband and I sold our house in Tampa and headed up to the NE Georgia Mountains. We didn’t have a new house yet and rented an apartment for … 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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Toad Hollow Risqué, Sweet and Sparkling

The tree is trimmed, the house decorated, the great outdoors winterized and ready for freezing temps and that means just one thing is upon us…Sparkling Wine season baby! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the champagne corks are … Continue reading

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The Absent Wine Blogger

I think I should change the title of my blog to “The Absent Wine Blogger”, because that’s just what I’ve been…absent. I don’t know how other bloggers with full time jobs do it. After spending 8-10 hours on a laptop, … Continue reading

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Basil Pesto Rigatoni and Herres Brut Sparkling

Every October I start watching low temps to see when I need to either make pesto with the remaining basil or try to bring a plant or two inside for the winter. Last year I brought two plants in and … Continue reading

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Fourth of July and Sparklers 2014

Fourth of July. The holiday holds so many memories for me. The first Fourth of July I remember was in 1974 waving goodbye to my Granny as my family set out on the road leaving Illinois behind us on our … Continue reading

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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

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