“Through the Grapevine” with Folio Fine Wine Partners in South Florida Luxury Guide

Over the summer, I worked with South Florida Luxury Guide magazine and Folio Fine Wine Partners to choose wines for a lovely six-course VIP dining experience. We had an incredible event, and I was able to write about the wines and the pairings for the Winter Issue of the South Florida Luxury Guide in my … Continue reading “Through the Grapevine” with Folio Fine Wine Partners in South Florida Luxury Guide

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The American Fine Wine Competition Announces Results from the 11th Annual Judging

January 22, 2018, South Florida: Announced today were the winners of the prestigious American Fine Wine Competition, where more than 630 wines from 200 wineries vied for top honors in the invitation-only event. The Judging -- conducted by a 28-member blue ribbon panel of wine industry journalists,educators, restaurateurs, retailers, and top sommeliers from across the country … Continue reading The American Fine Wine Competition Announces Results from the 11th Annual Judging

“Dinner in Paradise” 2015 Gourmet Dinner & Wine Series Kicks Off at Paradise Farms in Homestead, FL

Imagine enjoying a candlelit five-course gourmet meal prepared by some of the best up-and-coming South Florida chefs...under an outdoor gazebo of lights...on a fully functioning organic farm...while the rest of the country freezes through another winter, or that time of year we commonly refer to as our "season" in South Florida, because the weather is almost … Continue reading “Dinner in Paradise” 2015 Gourmet Dinner & Wine Series Kicks Off at Paradise Farms in Homestead, FL

The Finest Wine in America at the American Fine Wine Competition

Over 750 of the country’s best wines have made their way to South Florida this month for the 7th annual American Fine Wine Competition and Gala held in Boca Raton. This event serves to showcase top American winemakers and labels that often fly under the radar of the average wine consumer, and even many experts. … Continue reading The Finest Wine in America at the American Fine Wine Competition

The Southernmost Winery

The best part about “moving home,“ even if it is temporarily, or especially if it is temporarily, is that you get to discover places and things that you may not have explored before when you were too busy taking everything for granted.  Though I miss spending my weekends traversing Virginia Wine Country, and whipping my … Continue reading The Southernmost Winery

Coral Gables: This Ain’t Your Idea of Miami

As I’ve mentioned in some of my other posts, such as The Keys House, I grew up in South Florida. Specifically, I grew up in Miami. Even more specifically, I spent the first 14 years of my life in Coral Gables, Florida—home of the U (That is the University of Miami, for all of you … Continue reading Coral Gables: This Ain’t Your Idea of Miami