Easter Wines

Anne Amie Cuvée A Müller-Thurgau, Yamhill-Carlton District, Oregon
Anne Amie Cuvée A Müller-Thurgau, Yamhill-Carlton District, Oregon $16.00
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Charles Joguet Chinon Cuvée Terroir, Loire, France
Charles Joguet Chinon Cuvée Terroir, Loire, France $24.00
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Cleto Chiarli Brut de Noir Rosé Lambrusco, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, NV
Cleto Chiarli Brut de Noir Rosé Lambrusco, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, NV $16.00
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Copain Tous Ensemble Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley, CA
Copain Tous Ensemble Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley, CA $28.00
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Weekly Wine Picks Episode #8: “Labor Day Wines”

September 04, 2017

While a little delayed due to a bout of food poisoning (ugh!) this week’s episode of “Weekly Wine Picks” finally aired TODAY featuring some fun Labor Day Wines! Better late than never, right? When picking wines for virtually any long holiday weekend which usually involves friends and family with a variety of tastes, I like to select wines that are: (1) easy to find, (2) budget friendly, (3) crowd pleasers and (4) theme appropriate (in this case, American wines). In keeping with my tried and true criteria, my picks this Labor Day are: Charles & Charles Rosé, Columbia Valley, Washington, 2016 ($15) Charles & Charles Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah, Columbia Valley, Washington, 2015 ($15) The Federalist Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley, California, 2015 ($20)...

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Inspiring Women of Food + Wine: James Beard Foundation President, Susan Ungaro

September 03, 2017

While interviewing world-renowned Chef Marcus Samuelsson at last month’s Chefs & Champagne was an honor and privilege indeed, I also interviewed another very special someone on that glorious Hamptons evening. Someone I’m very excited to feature as this month’s “Inspiring Woman of Food + Wine,” James Beard Foundation President, Susan Ungaro. You see, the 2017 Chefs & Champagne event had special significance not only because of its amazing honoree, fabulous sponsors and talented Chefs. It was also the last for Ungaro in her official capacity. After eleven years with the foundation, she announced just weeks before this year’s event she would be stepping down in December. And as the woman behind one of the most revered culinary organizations in the...

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Weekly Wine Picks Episode #7: Perfect Wines for Watching the Eclipse!

August 21, 2017

On this week’s episode of “Weekly Wine Picks” (my brand new Facebook LIVE show!) I featured, “4 Perfect Wines for Watching the Eclipse! Since you’ve already blown all your money on viewing glasses and travel expenses so you can be perfectly within the “zone of totality” – who’s got money left to blow on expensive wine? Here are my theme-appropriate picks which are ALL under $20 a bottle: Luna d’Or Prosecco Brut DOC Treviso, Veneto, Italy, NV ($14) Giant Sky Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand 2015 ($11) Radius Eclipse Red Blend, California, 2015 ($13) Valley of the Moon Zinfandel, Sonoma, California, 2012 ($18) To view the “Perfect Eclipse Wines” episode and join in the ongoing conversation, please check out the...

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