“Through the Grapevine” Sommelier Stories

We have some exciting people in the wine industry down here in South Florida. I’m so proud to be part of this growing community of energizing, wine-loving souls! Though we are not near a wine region here in Miami, that doesn’t mean that we don’t have an incredibly knowledgeable base of people who are spreading…

5 Miami Wine Shops for Every Kind of Wine-o

As you’re cruising around Miami thinking about your next bottle of vino, consider stopping by and supporting one of these local wine shops in your neighborhood. For the fancy wine-o Abaco Wines & Wine Bar Miami Design District Abaco’s owner, Ben Disesa, is a winemaker himself and can talk to you in detail about the…

Meet Me at MEAT Up Mondays

Monday nights just got a little more exciting if you love steak and lobster and live in a city with an STK Steakhouse. Now for MEAT Up Mondays, STK is offering a succulent 8oz lobster tail and 8oz Filet for only $59–and only on Mondays. All STK restaurants worldwide are participating, except for the Las Vegas…

Top 5 Miami Wine Restaurants on Winetraveler.com

My debut article as a contributor to the website Winetraveler.com is about something I know well–wine in my hometown of Miami! Very excited to share that I’m finally able to get an article out there about some of the best wine lists in the Magic City. Stay up-to-date with my articles as well as others…

History & Wine &…Beer?

For those of us who appreciate a little historical personality in our local watering holes in Miami, it seems as though it has been harder and harder for us to hold onto the old haunts that originally gave the city its famous reputation as a slick, shady, and sexy town. As each establishment is torn…

September Vino Column–Biscayne Times

Check out my September Vino column in the Miami-based newspaper, Biscayne Times. This month, I give you a few suggestions for some economical Chilean wines. Hope you enjoy! Cheers!