Category Archives: Wines under $20

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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Black Box Cabernet, Travels and Nashville

I recently met up with my cousin in Music City, AKA Nashville. We used AirBNB and booked an apartment in Midtown. Surrounded by bars, restaurants and Vanderbilt University just down the street, the area is bustling with people of all … Continue reading

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Toad Hollow Vineyards Unoaked Chardonnay, Francine’s Selection 2012

After the long brutal winter so much of the country experienced, it’s hard to believe   Memorial Day and the long days of summer are finally upon us. On Friday, my parents will arrive and will stay with us through the … 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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2012 Nanna’s Short Cake, Lodi, CA Zinfandel

I can’t believe I missed two weeks of posting and am writing this post later than usual. I vowed I would not miss another week so I took a few hours off from work. It’s been a hectic and somewhat … Continue reading

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