Category Archives: Wines for when you want to splurge

Fonterutoli Chianti Classico and Lunetta Prosecco

I spent time on New Year’s Eve reflecting back over what I had done in 2013. At first I thought, hmpf, I didn’t really do much. But then I remembered I traveled to Seattle, WA, toured the Lake Chelan, WA … Continue reading

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Uproot Sauvignon Blanc 2011 Wine for a New Generation of Wine Drinkers

My husband and I celebrate our 4th wedding anniversary this week. While I marvel at his knowledge in cooking, maintaining our home and building homes for our chickens, I wish his computer and technical skills were a little higher. As … Continue reading

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Toad Hollow Rod’s Pride Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2006

In a matter of hours our family size went from nine (2 adults, 7 animals) to fifteen when six incubated eggs hatched last week. Everyday I’m amazed at how much they grow from just the night before. We’re enjoying watching … Continue reading

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Trione Vineyards & Winery

Last week may have been Valentine’s Day but at my house it was Christmas.In December I received an email from Lori at Trione Vineyards & Winery. She saw my post on Biltmore wines and wanted to know if I’d like … Continue reading

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Frank Family Vineyards Napa Valley Chardonnay 2011

Second week of 2013 and things are already looking better for me. My job search is over! I’ll be working from home with the-412″ /> same company, just working with the Chicago office, such a relief. My husband and I … 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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A Short Jaunt through Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wineries

In just a few days I’ll be jetting across the country to Portland, OR for the 2012 Wine Blogger’s Conference. I’ll spend the first three days exploring Portland on my own before meeting up with over three hundred other bloggers. … Continue reading

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