Favorite Red Wines

Favorite White Wines

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    You had me at Chablis..

    What can a girl say about Chablis? It’s kinda the middle child of Burgundy. You know, the amazing, kick a** kid who is left in the shadows of the younger and older siblings? Chablis is in fact located in Burgundy’s Cote d’Or, but it is closer to the Champagne region than its famous siblings. Chablis is a great white wine. It is 100% chardonnay, with what’s often referred to as a ‘steely/flinty minerality’ due to the famous Kimmeridgian clay soil…

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    Eat, drink and be THANKFUL!

    Just look around the corner… it’s Thanksgiving! Put aside your political comments and be thankful for one another (even for family members’ who voted for the “other” party!). Really, put the…

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    Uncorking the North Fork..

    When your friend says, “Let’s go visit some wineries in Long Island”, you don’t ask questions – you just go. Especially ‘sans kids’… need I say more? My wine-writer friend, Amanda…

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    Bubbles GLORIA-OUS bubbles

    Who doesn’t love a little bubbly? I had a recent visit to the Gloria Ferrer vineyard, sans kids could I just add. It left me falling in love with the bubbles…

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    Hello, Lodi! No whining here!

      Lodi, CA. MY friends look baffled when I tell them where I’m going. My kids ask if they have a Target in Lodi. “Can you get us presents?” Really, they…

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    Drinks well with others…

    What’s a mom to do…and where has this mom been? On the eve of my ‘big test,’ the odds seemed stacked against me. Child one broke out in hives. Just for…

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    California dreaming on such a winter’s day….  Napa recap: Anytime you go an adventure to wine country, a lot of preparation needs to be made. I mean, whatever will I wear…