Interesting Whites

A.A. Badenhorst "Secateurs" Chenin Blanc, 2013, Swartland, South Africa
A.A. Badenhorst "Secateurs" Chenin Blanc, 2013, Swartland, South Africa $16.00
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Anne Amie Cuvée A Müller-Thurgau, Yamhill-Carlton District, Oregon, 2013
Anne Amie Cuvée A Müller-Thurgau, Yamhill-Carlton District, Oregon, 2013 $16.00
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Banfi Vermentino "La Pettegola," IGT Toscana, Italy, 2013
Banfi Vermentino "La Pettegola," IGT Toscana, Italy, 2013 $20.00
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Château des Karantes Le Clape Blanc,  Languedoc, France, 2011
Château des Karantes Le Clape Blanc, Languedoc, France, 2011 $18.00
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Throwback Thursday: Sunrise in Florence!

September 03, 2015

This Throwback Thursday photo comes from a trip we took to Italy for our second wedding anniversary. We spent two weeks traveling through some of Italy’s beloved, historical regions and sampled alot of great wine along the way. One morning in Florence I woke up early, a factor of the time change definitely NOT my normal inclination, and was rewarded with this view of the Palazzo Vecchio framed by the most beautiful sunrise I have ever seen! It was the morning of our anniversary too, which made it that much more special. As a result of our experiences during this trip, I started studying wine the minute we returned and ultimately decided to make it my career. Have you ever been so inspired by a...

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Cocktail Couture: Hop, Skip & Go Naked!

August 25, 2015

For the next installment in our frozen Summertime Sweets series, which has included a mouth-watering Mango & Rose Water Sorbet and a delightful Strawberry & Pistachio Semifreddo, I’m happy to share a cocktail recipe with you for the Hop, Skip & Go Naked. Like the other recipes, this drink is perfect for beating the Summer heat and in case you haven’t created any lasting Summer memories, this drink is sure to help. Just a warning though, it may not be the wholesome, family memories you were hoping for! Kidding aside, this cocktail is imminently icy, refreshing and the most beautiful bubble gum pink. But don’t be fooled by the innocuous color – it did get it’s name for a reason! The combination of vodka, light beer and pink lemonade goes down remarkably easy...

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