9 RED WINE PICKS FOR FALL ENTERTAINING

9 red wines for fall

I’ve mentioned before that I like to switch to red wine in the Fall. It just feels more comforting, maybe because the serving temperature is higher and warms you up rather than “cools you down” like a white wine in summer. We love trying new wines and Pinot Noir and Petite Syrah {or Shiraz} are our […]

MY NEW WINE FRIDGE FROM NEWAIR {review}

new wine fridge review

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of wine.  It’s something I developed a taste for later in life {just the past 5-6 years} and now I consider it one of the simple pleasures to indulge in.  If I could end every day week over a table of charcuterie, wine, & jazz, with my […]

10 DO’S & DON’TS FOR HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING + SALMON-POTATO BITES RECIPE

holiday entertaining-wine pairings

I have exactly one week and one day to prepare for our annual Christmas Cocktail Party…I have the house partially decorated as you know, and I do have my menu planned out. Now I just need to do all the shopping and prepping that goes into “show time!”  To be honest, after putting this event […]

Friday Funny – What Your Wine Choice Says About You

what-youre-wine-choice-says-article

I found this amusing graphic posted on Facebook and thought it would be fun to share with all my ‘sister moms’ out there.  Created by NickMom, it’s a cute look at what your wine of choice says about you. Hmmm, I admit my favorites are Riesling and Pinot Noir, with Shiraz being a close third, […]

Wine Time Ladies Night

ladies night wine time

I think I should go ahead and call this week “drink week.” It just so happens I have posts scheduled every day that are centered around entertaining with adult beverages, so let the fun begin! For this wine time ladies night I teamed up with Black Box wines to create a casual setting for the […]

Hot Mulled Wine

HOT MULLED WINE recipe

On Christmas Eve I decided to try something new, thanks to my friend Coryanne who posted on facebook that she was going to make mulled wine for the holidays. I’ve never made it before – never even tasted it, but after a rave review from another friend {who doesn’t like wine – WHAT?!} who had […]

California Wine Club GIVEAWAY!

wine club giveaway

‘Tis the season for gifts, parties, wine, and GIVEAWAYS! I told you last month about my opportunity to review the California Wine Club, which sends you 2 bottles of California wine each month. This month I’m excited to give away one $50 gift certificate to www.cawineclub.com so someone {maybe you} can try it out for […]