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 …

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 …

t-1 day to #FWcon

one more day until my first food wine conference presented by sunday supper at the rosen shingle creek resort. holy smokes, i am so excited. i've already been able to connect with some of my fellow attendees which has already made me feel at ease. it's always an amazing feeling when you automatically feel accepted …

winedown wednesday

well it's that time of the week...wine down wednesday. and last night, we decided to open up a 2013 jonathan maltus garagiste from our latest naked wines membership shipment. and let me tell you, i was extremely excited to try this wine because jonathan maltus is actually a world famous winemaker - specializing in the bordeaux style …

barrel reserve 2016

in honor of wine down wednesday, i am featuring one of my favorite cooper's hawk wines from this year (probably from them ever). cooper's hawk barrel reserve limited edition - 2016 this cooper's hawk wine is a bordeaux style blend highlighted by its rich and rustic characteristics. i initially pre-ordered one bottle through my cooper's hawk …