Category: Fall

Thankful for Kung Fu Girl

Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Reisling With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I thought it was time to post some suggestions.  This incredible Riesling comes from the Columbia Valley in Washington. Now don’t get me wrong...

Another GSM for Y.O.U

Barossa Valley Estate GSM   Back to one of my favorite types of wine…the GSM.  I’m like a magnet to this blend when I see it.  Just quickly for those of you who aren’t...

Sunday Funday

Spier Vintage Selection Shiraz Things are starting to really cool down here and I needed something big and warming.  Enter Spier Shiraz.  We are in full football Sunday Funday mode around here.  Although we...

Me time wine

Despagne Biface Blanc On a typical wine list, we are generally given the same choices for white wine we see over and over again.  I love all of those wines, but sometimes it’s nice...

McCall has got it all

McCall Cabernet Franc A few weeks ago, back in my hometown of Cutchogue NY, I was able to stop by McCall winery.  My original plan was to participate in the wildly popular burger night. ...

Rainy day Vacqueyras

Caves de Gigondas Vacqueyras Reserve de la Campriere Another wine from one of my favorite regions, Southern Rhone.  It occurred to me the other day why I enjoy this region so much.  I think...

Your new weeknight wine

Shinn Estate Red NV Here’s the game plan, you need to stock up on a case of this for your go-to weeknight wine.  As stated in a previous post I’m a huge fan of...

Pass the pasta

Renato Ratti Barbera d’ Asti When the monotony of life starts to get to us and we are feeling bored, we like to have a mini celebration.  My husband and I love doing a...

How to warm up from the cold

Cahors “Gouleyant” Georges Vigoureux The Malbec varietal thrives in the Cahors area of Southwest France. It’s often referred to as the “black wine of Cahors”.  Be prepared for little bit of a difference if...

Go ahead and spoil yourself

Angry Bunch Lodi Zinfandel I had the pleasure of enjoying this zin at a great new wine bar we discovered in the next town over.  They had a fire going, comfy couches and a...