Do you like to know where your meat comes from? If you answered yes, then you are in good company. I'm excited to announce my partnership with Crowd Cow as I've been tapped by the company to be one of their ambassadors. If you are unfamiliar with Crowd Cow, I will start by saying it's … Continue reading New Crowd Cow Ambassador, Me!
An afternoon tasting through four elegant Champagnes with Champagne Laurent-Perrier is an afternoon well spent. Located in the grand cru village of Tours-sur-Marne, Laurent-Perrier was founded in 1812 by André Michel Pierlot, a former cooper. It has stayed a family business since its founding, and is now run by two sisters, Alexandra Perèyre de Nonacourt & … Continue reading An Afternoon with Champagne Laurent-Perrier
Have you ever been to Salta, Argentina? Salta may not be as well-known as Mendoza, but it has a beautiful wine country that can boast the oldest winery in Argentina and some of the highest vineyards in the world. Check out my article on the Coravin company blog for some suggestions on where to taste … Continue reading On Coravin: Road Tripping and Tasting through Salta Wine Country
Who doesn't love a sparkling rosé? With crisp acidity, refreshing bubbles, and that oh-so juicy red fruit flavor, it's hard to deny that sparkling rosé is a winner for springtime. In my May "Vino" column in Biscayne Times newspaper, I review a few delightful bottles of pink bubbles that won't put you behind on your … Continue reading May Vino Column “Bring Out the Sparkling Rosé for May”
Fresh off the presses is the summer issue of South Florida Luxury Guide magazine, all about travel destinations and wellness & beauty. Inside, you'll find my latest "Through the Grapevine" article where I talk about a modern wine bar in Miami's Design District with an owner who is also a California winemaker. Check it out … Continue reading “Through the Grapevine” A Taste of California’s Wine Country in Miami’s Design District
With the warmer weather creeping in, you may be rosé-ing all day right now, but if you want to take a break and try something a little different, may I suggest a refreshing white Burgundy? White wine from Burgundy is almost always Chardonnay, but these wines are not your mother’s California Chardonnay. Typically, they are … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for a White Burgundy
Happy Malbec World Day! Check out my latest article on Coravin's blog where I go into the history of the Malbec grape and why we celebrate it on April 17th! Cheers to Malbec!
It has been a couple months since I included domestic wines in my monthly Vino column in Biscayne Times newspaper, so in April, I explore some economical red blends from California. Check it out & cheers!
Sometimes, I get to write about things that really bring me joy— like Virginia wine! Or better yet, a friend and fellow ‘Cane who is making waves in the wine industry through his very successful bi-coastal winery. Thanks to Coravin for the opportunity to highlight Kirk Wiles and the FIRST bi-coastal winery in the U.S., Paradise … Continue reading On Coravin: From Sea to Shining Sea: America’s First Bi-Coastal Winery
Is it spring yet? Some of you up north may be wondering. When you're ready to switch wine gears, it may be time to try some new Iberian whites this spring! Check out my March Vino column in Biscayne Times newspaper for some economical suggestions of Spanish and Portuguese white wines! Cheers!