Dekantā Opens its Digital Doors to its Japanese Wine Cellar

Alcohol, Brands, Drinks, Recipes, Spirits, Travel, Wine

As I’ve mentioned before one of the many perks of being a food and drinks writer is that I get exclusive information before the public. Well, I’ve got some new scoop for you wine lovers, so listen up! The amazing Japanese wine makers at dekantā have opened up a digital wine cellar! Essentially, that means …

Cheers to the 90th Oscars: Piper-Heidsieck & Coppola Winery

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Entertaining, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes, Spirits, Wine

I have lived all around the U.S., but there’s one city that I hold near and dear to my heart. Hollywood. I am one of those rare unicorns that was actually born and raised in the rolling hills of Los Angeles. My childhood and formative teenage years are filled with exciting memories of growing up …

Red Wine & Rose Water Brownies

Brownies, Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

There are two types of people on this earth. Ones who like their brownies chewy and ones who like them cakey. You just chose a side, didn’t you? It all comes down to texture preference. I was raised on thick blocks of light, neatly cut, cakey brownies. My husband was raised on thin slices of …

French Foodie New Year’s Eve Party

Alcohol, Appetizers, Brands, Drinks, Entertaining, Holidays, Home, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes, Tutorial, Wine

While casually perusing my work emails, I came across a name that made my heart stop. Email sender: The French Ministry of Agriculture. My pulse raced and my brow dripped with sweat as I fumbled to open the fortuitous email. Was I discovered to be the lone surviving ancestor to a recently deceased vintner, thus …

JaM Cab + Ice Cream

Alcohol, Brands, Dessert, Drinks, Ice Cream, Jams, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets

Labor Day is just around the corner and it often serves as a marker of seasonal milestones… the end of summer, the beginning of school, the start of pumpkin spice season, and the end of ice cream’s yearly reign. So it is only natural that the holiday serves as one last long weekend to sit …