Winemakers Week in Belize

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Recipes, Restaurant, Travel

Looking to plan a winter holiday to escape the frigid temperatures of the season? Then I have a suggestion: Drink wine in Belize. I know, brilliant idea, right?! The Family Coppola Hideaways is inviting guests to join them for a one-of-a-kind Winemaker Week from November 29 to December 6. This extravagantly curated wine tasting adventure will take …

Mimi en Provence Rosé – Best of the Summer

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Product Reviews, Recipes

Welcome to the third part of our Summertime Rosé series, where I have challenged myself to find the best of the best summer rosés of 2017. The purpose of this series is to show you how you do not need to be a wine expert or shred your bank account to enjoy a good glass of …

Finding my way with Mathilde Chapoutier

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Recipes

Summer has officially begun and for my wine glasses that can only mean one thing… Rosé. It’s perfectly light for the sweltering weather, has a refreshingly fruity palate, and gosh-dang-it rosé is so damn pretty! With all that said, over the next few months I will be featuring some of my top picks for best summer …

Tee Time with Gran Reserva

Alcohol, Brands, Drinks, Party Themes, Recipes

Today, I’m going to teach you a bit about golf. It’s fashionable – the players wear business casual and fancy gloves. They use an arsenal of shiny weapons. Golfers have a subservient assistant that follows them around the field. They even place the balls on mini pedestals in a very civilized manner. Oh and the game’s commentators whisper …

Butter (Chardonnay) Mom Up!

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Entertaining, Holidays, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes, Tutorial

With Mother’s Day just moments away, it’s time you seriously start brainstorming how you’re going to be spoiling that motherly pillar in your life. I actually had the pleasure of teaming up with JaM Cellars recently to create a “Treat Yo’ Self” day for the mom’s in my life using their Butter Chardonnay. And being …

How to Throw a Wine Tasting Party

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Entertaining, Home, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes

Special thanks to Coravin for sponsoring this post! We have all been there. The last party guest has just left the house and you finally have a chance to quickly clean up before you knock out for the night. As you walk through the living room picking up used napkins, dirty appetizer plates, and empty …

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 …

Gloria Ferrer & the Poached Pear

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Dessert, Drinks, Fruit, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sauces, Tutorial

There are a few foodie milestones that come with growing into a proper adult – eating your first mouthful of caviar without gagging, knowing the difference between chocolate truffles and actual truffles, and learning to pair a good wine with a yummy dessert.  Well, I can’t help you with the caviar reflex (not something I’ve mastered …