wine down wednesday

well, wine down wendesday was definitely in effect last night. sometimes after a long week (yep, 3 days already seems like a long week), you just need to open a great bottle of wine and relax. and that is exactly what happened last night – breaking into our of our grand tour wines. now this…

down under vino: 4

at last, the final stop on our journey through australia. i can’t believe that our first shipment is complete – it just makes me that much more excited to receive our next one. luckily, i just got a notification saying that it was on the way. so what was the final wine selection? the ochota barrels “texture…

down under vino: 3

stop three on our journey through australia continues. so far, the grand tour by verve wine has been one of the best investments i’ve made in a wine club membership. we’ve tried three of the four wines, and it’s truly broadened our scope of wine. between the various types, notes and tastes…we’ve been trying wines that…

down under vino: 2

the journey through australia continues…well, through wine that is?! keith and i recently tried another bottle shipped from our newest wine club membership – the grand tour by verve wine. and again, we were not disappointed at all. this time we actually decided to try a white wine within the shipment. and honestly, this is a…

down under vino

as promised, here is our first recap of our newest wine club membership – the grand tour by verve wine. and wow, let me tell you – one wine down out of the four in our “destination australia” shipment and we are NOT disappointed in our choice so far. so which wine did we choose…

grand tour arrival

sorry for the brief hiatus everyone – things have been a little hectic in life lately. however, do you know what makes everything better…wine – particular receiving your first shipment of the grand tour?! and i am extremely excited that this package arrived yesterday. featuring a selection from australia, master sommelier, dustin wilson, selected two…

happy 1 year – eatstk

yesterday was STK at disney springs first anniversary…and naturally, keith and i decided to have a date night at STK to join in the celebration. well, i actually can’t take much credit, keith impulsively decided to make a “surprise” reservation the night before – letting me know where we were going after he made the reservation. ironically,…

the grand tour

i don’t know about all of you out there, but keith and i have absolutely enjoyed the documentary series somm and somm: into the bottle. well, technically we haven’t finished #intothebottle yet, but what we’ve seen so far has already inspired us to learn more about wines – where they come from, why they taste the…

meeting a master somm

well, it’s not every day that you can say that you’ve meet a master sommelier?! and that’s exactly what happened to keith and i last friday when on a whim we decided to eat at flying fish at disney’s boardwalk inn and villas resort. initially wanting to head over to disney springs, our decision quickly…

bachelor: featured wine

it’s that time of the year again…bachelor season. and naturally, we’ve continued on with the tradition to host “family night dinners” AND wine in celebration of the new season. and this week, we decided to stick to one of our favorites: cooper’s hawk cabernet zinfandel. with a dark ruby color, this wine has a very…