Carpe Vinum! 29 Ideas for Your Next Wine Club Meeting

This is my wine club.  There are many like it, but this one is mine.  (I shouldn’t have shown this introductory sentence to my husband.  Because now he’s flashed back, and I’m going to have to listen to the USMC Rifleman’s Creed – and all of it’s less than official iterations – for the duration of […]

In the Neighborhood . . . of Roma

italian hill town

I’ve been thinking and writing a lot lately about expanding my wine horizons, and drinking outside my comfort zone.  One of my girlfriends is going to Rome for a few days in March. Rome!!  Sigh.  If I can’t go with her, I will live vicariously and use her trip as motive to continue down the road […]

Old World and New World Reds: The Pairings

I promised wine tasting notes and pairings from our Old World vs. New World red wine tasting on Friday, so I’ll get right to it . . . Vino Caveat:  I don’t put a lot of stock in wine reviews.  I’m a big believer that a wine is good if you like it.  It all […]