Category: Food

Casual burger night

Wolffer Estate Finca Wolffer Red My Portuguese father in law makes wine every year.  He doesn’t talk about how he makes it, what grapes he uses or when it actually happens.  All I know...

Sip a little, relax a lot

Cantina Valpolicella Negrar Appassimento Rosso Let’s just take a minute to explain why this wine is a bit different from others you might be drinking.  In short, the appassimento method uses dried grapes prior...

The wine crime I regret the most

Kosta Browne Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir I am so lucky to have friends who know how happy a great bottle of wine will make me.  I am also lucky to have friends who are...

Last few weeks of Summer

Ste Chapelle Blood Orange Spritz We only have about 3 more weeks until labor day, and I for one am making the most of the last bits of summer before I start transitioning to...

Dive in

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc If you want a white wine that will please everyone this is a good choice. I really love Kim Crawford, I’m partial to New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in general. This...

Beauty of Loire

Domaine de la Perriere Sancerre Sancerre is Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley in France. I visited the Loire Valley a few years back.  We spent our day touring the many chateaux and drinking...

Pinot for the party

Au Bon Climat Santa Barbara Pinot Noir Grab, go and drink! This is always a solid choice.  The style is casual but not rustic.  You won’t have any complaints if you serve this up...

Boom Boom for burgers

Boom Boom Syrah If you were to browse down the aisles looking for a powerhouse wine and you saw Boom Boom Syrah you might be tempted to grab a bottle.  With its Bomb logo...

A little treat

Quinto do Noval Cedro do Noval  I’m in the throes of a no carb no sugar diet in an attempt to find my wedding body again.  This is no easy feat.  I’m 2 kids...