Sunday Night Football with the Packers and a bottle of Borsao Tres Picos Garnacha 2013.
Mer Soleil Silver vs. St. Supery Chardonnay Even though Chardonnay stereotypes are a thing of the "past".. it is so hard NOT to think of Bridget Jones or older women who frequent bars when drinking chardonnay. Especially in this moment. I was browsing the wine aisle after work today, in the need of something to console … Continue reading Thursday Throwdown
It was my eldest sister’s 30th birthday. She was living in London at the time. She wanted to celebrate big so she asked if my second oldest sister and I would meet her in France for a two week trip. Uhhh YUS! Our first leg of the trip was in Nice. On April 19, we … Continue reading #tbt – Beau Rivage/Nice, France
(This is not a post that raves about two-buck chucks, I promise.) But I will say this: Trader Joe's doesn’t just sell garbage sugar-water wines. They have a broad selection ranging from low to high end but the majority of their selection is priced between $5 and $10. I’ve tasted a few in this price range … Continue reading Let’s talk about Trader Joe’s.
Periodically, my boyfriend and I will get together with two of our friends for a double-date sushi night. It is my most favorite double date because it became a tradition of guaranteed fun and deliciousness. Back-story: It all began when we discovered that our favorite sushi joint is one we all frequented! So we made plans … Continue reading Z Alexander Brown Uncaged
After seeing numerous advertisements and emails about this wine subscription, I had to see what it was about. A personalized wine club that starts by sending miniature bottles for you to taste test? Neat! Sign me up. First things first, read the fine print! And remember to be present when you have alcoholic beverages being … Continue reading Tasting Room Recap
Short story: I lived with my older sister in NYC for a short period of time. She showed me many valuable things that wondrous city had to offer, including wine delivery service! Long story: One Friday evening, we declared it was a girl’s night in. These kinds of nights normally began with a call to the wine store. … Continue reading #tbt – The time a wine glass broke my fall.