Join us for an enchanting evening of artisanal food & wine pairing… Chef Juan Manuel Barrientos of El Cielo restaurant fame, and winemaker Robert Rex of Deerfield Ranch Winery come together to create an exclusive dining experience for foodies & wine-os alike. Dinner will be served over 7 courses of tantalizing tastes and perfectly-paired wines. … More Join Us in Miami for an Exclusive Wine Dinner with Robert Rex
January 24, 2017- Honoring America’s wine-making prowess, The American Fine Wine Invitational (AFWI), one of the nation’s most prominent and prestigious wine events, announces these stunning results! This year, 850 wines from 230 wineries were included. THE JUDGING took place over MLK weekend on January 15 & 16 at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & … More Announcing the (Stunning) Results of the Tenth Annual American Fine Wine Invitational Judging
The end of every year brings about a time of reflection for most people. Time to reflect on the goals and achievements of the past year, and time to consider new milestones to accomplish in the coming year. In a wine lover’s life, this period of reflection will also include some of the wine highlights … More 9 Wines I Tried in 2016 (and you should try them too!)
Tired of your same ole wine routine? Check out my latest article in Let’s Eat Magazine for some new ideas!
There is something very special about touring wine country; the rolling hills, panoramic views of vineyards, and quaint tasting rooms dotted along a scenic 2-lane highway. When you visit Napa or Sonoma, just a couple hours outside the bustle of the city, you feel worlds away from the large metropolis of the Bay Area–in the … More No Time for Napa? Try an East Bay Urban Winery Tour!
Check out my latest article in the August 2016 issue of Let’s Eat Magazine— about some interesting South American varietals–including specific winery recommendations for each one. If you are in the Miami, FL area, look for the magazine in your mailbox, or at restaurants in Coral Gables. Enjoy!
Check out my latest article about Sipping Summertime Wine in the June 2016 issue of Let’s Eat Magazine!
We’ve all heard it: Swirl, Sniff, Sip… And we’ve done it: Talk, Touch, Tongue… You fill in the blank. It is no coincidence that these two pleasures of life can be compared to each other; I think I’m old enough to say. Can you remember it? Your first time… …Drinking fine wine. I’m not talking … More The Foreplay of Wine