Tagged: Elegant Dinner Party

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...

Take a breather

Margaux de Brane Henri Lurton Margaux It’s been a bit of a long week.  We are post-Christmas and the kids have been out of school.  Overall it’s been a lot of fun, but I...

Wild Boar Doe

Shinn Estate Vineyards Wild Boar Doe During the Christmas season my husband and I have a tradition of watching the Patrick Stewart version of A Christmas Carol.  We have done this for many years...

Trim the tree

Mas Igneus Barranc Dels Closos Priorat Lush yet elegant this is a nice treat that deviates from some of the norms.  It has some licorice and raisin notes.  It’s ripe but not jammy with...

Special occasion

Le Mas des Flauzieres Gigondas La Grande Reserve A real treat!  This wines dried fruit aromas jump out of the glass.  There is an abundance of raspberry and dried berry notes, along with the...

Get ready to indulge

Belle Glos Dairyman In theory I probably shouldn’t have opened this wine tonight.  It’s a weeknight, I’m throwing together some pasta and chicken, my kids are in an especially demanding mood and both need...