I've spent about 2.5 years combined working behind the wine tasting bar and among the normal questions, this one definitely struck me and caught me off guard. But for those who genuinely want to know, there's already been articles written on this topic... read up: Leafly Wine & Pairing Guide Smithsonian Article/ The Wine … Continue reading Which Wine Pairs with Pot?
My coworker announced, " We never make reservations! What if we don't make it that far?" Far- meaning a set destination. Inside, though I am cool on the exterior, I am a whirlpool of emotion. What a perplexing reality, to ... not... make.... plans? I'm the gal that makes reservations months in advance when traveling. I have … Continue reading To Plan or Not to Plan
I love wine, and I love venturing to find it. But what if I did not have to venture at all? What if I, merely had an assistant who matched me perfectly with wines that I might love and then shipped them to me in a box? Well, it's not magic, this service exists, and … Continue reading Everything to Your Door
This past week was one of bad wine and mythical beasts. Since these two, I believe only exist in fables. It was a week of uncovering strange realities, the fact that blonde raccoons exist, not liking a certain wine to the point of not being able to drink it... the mutiny. As someone who studies … Continue reading The Myth of Bad Wine
General Information Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage: 2013 Grape Content: Cabernet Sauvignon/ Undisclosed Price: $12.99 Recommended Pairing: See menu pairing on website below. Winery: Wente Vineyards Location: Livermore, CA Acquired: Gift Kara's Scorecard Appearance: 3 -Brilliant with characteristic colour. Comments: Dark, Purple, Heavy Aroma: 5 -Excellent, strong characteristic aroma. Complex bouquet. Good balance. Comments: Woodsy, jammy, cherry + raspberry Taste: 5 -Strong characteristic flavor. … Continue reading Entwine Cab : Wine Review
Until the day grocery stores provide samples of their wine inventory to customers, buying the right wine will remain a game of chance. Add in the variable that you're shopping for a gift and it soon takes on more elements of risk. How can you find the right wine to please a host or that … Continue reading Buying Wine for Someone Else
Since my lips are sealed on where I'm taking my boyfriend this year (till July 🙂 ) I thought I would put together a list on how to plan a trip for a loved one. Whether your relationship is romantic or not- a trip will bring you two closer together by creating new memories. Here are … Continue reading Planning a Surprise Trip for a Loved One