“The Tasting Room” in Seattle: Visit and Discover Washington’s Wines on Winetraveler.com

This past week as we explored Seattle, we got to know a little tasting room serving up some boutique Washington Wines right in the heart of downtown Seattle at Pike Place Market. After the first visit and tasting through the "The Hunt for the Reds of October" flight, we knew we'd be back. And we … Continue reading “The Tasting Room” in Seattle: Visit and Discover Washington’s Wines on Winetraveler.com

October Vino Column “Around the World in Seven Pinot Noirs”

One of the best things about drinking wine is that each bottle can transport you to a place and time where those grapes were grown and where that bottle was made. Follow me around the world through these seven economical Pinot Noirs from different regions in my October Vino column in Miami newspaper, Biscayne Times.

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 … Continue reading 5 Miami Wine Shops for Every Kind of Wine-o

Berkeley and Alameda Island East Bay Urban Wine Tasting Route on Winetraveler

Several years ago, I spent some time roaming around Berkeley while I was waiting for a friend to finish work. I'm a naturally curious person, so I followed my curiosity into an evolving warehouse district on the west side of the city. What I found was very exciting for a wine lover like me. I … Continue reading Berkeley and Alameda Island East Bay Urban Wine Tasting Route on Winetraveler

September Vino Column “A Sampling of Rhône Reds”

I'm a sucker for a Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine, but if you're on a tight budget and craving that special blend, you might have to stick with a Côtes du Rhône. Luckily for all of us, I tried seven of your average economical red Rhône wines in my September Vino column in Miami's Biscayne Times newspaper, and … Continue reading September Vino Column “A Sampling of Rhône Reds”

18 Incredible Places To Have a Glass of Wine in Miami on Winetraveler.com

Miami is truly the Magic City;  a city where people come to drink, have fun, and forget who they are. In between the Mojitos and the Beach parties, sometimes, you just need a relaxing glass of wine. I'm always asked where someone should grab a glass of wine around town, so here is a list … Continue reading 18 Incredible Places To Have a Glass of Wine in Miami on Winetraveler.com

On Coravin: Albariño & Seafood: A Wine & Food Pair Made in Paradise

"What grows together goes together." This  is one of the rules of wine and food pairing, and the rule I go by when pairing seafood and the Spanish specialty, Albariño. Follow me as I walk through five seafood and Albariño pairings in my latest article for the Coravin wine blog. (You may be surprised by … Continue reading On Coravin: Albariño & Seafood: A Wine & Food Pair Made in Paradise

Two Day Champagne Itinerary: Explore Champagne-Ardenne France on Winetraveler.com

After spending a few wonderful days in Champagne, I was able to share more about the region in my two-day guide on Winetraveler.com. When you plan your trip to Champagne, don't forget to check out the article! Let me know if you have any questions about the region. Cheers to Champagne!  

Living the Rosé Lifestyle

The Summer 2019 issue of Let's Eat magazine is hot off the presses, just in time for National Rosé Day on Saturday, June 8, 2019! The Provence Rosé Group has many wonderful rosés in their portfolio, and in the article, I cover three lovely bottles. If you are celebrating rosé this weekend, let me suggest … Continue reading Living the Rosé Lifestyle

On Coravin: Road Tripping and Tasting through Salta Wine Country

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