Category Archives: Wine

Pursuing Pinotage!

I have been obsessed with this wine since the New York Wine Expo. I have been dreaming of Pinotage. I have been lusting for the earthy aromas and long full bodied finish of this South African beauty. Pinotage is an … Continue reading

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A Knock Your Socks Off Pinot Noir

Yesterday was a pretty tough day all around. It started with the dog. He’s been acting weird lately. He won’t come when I call him. When he is outside he will run to the back  door barking to come back … Continue reading

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It’s Finally Spring and I Am Craving Rose

Wow – it was a rough fall and winter here in New York and especially on Long Island. The warmer, milder weather has been a long time coming. But this weekend, so far, has finally brought a break. I think … Continue reading

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Best. Fried. Chicken. Ever.

We spent last weekend in Connecticut with family- who also happen to be friends. An amazing and awesome coincidence !! Lucky us- they also happen to love food and wine. Umm… Wait- maybe that IS the reason they are friends! … Continue reading

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A Marvelous Malbec

Last night I opened a bottle of wine. Not so extraordinary for me. But what was extraordinary was the absolute deliciousness of this Malbec. It was a bottle of Finca Flitchman Malbec Roble 2012 from Argentina. First of all it … Continue reading

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Matzoh Balls-Cheese Balls – Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off!

My family celebrates both Passover and Easter. This year my personal work schedule does not allow me to make a Passover Seder. I thought to make it on the Sunday before the official start of the holiday but that day … Continue reading

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In Praise of Chardonnay

I had eagerly been awaiting my delivery of wines from Passaggio. I dutifully tracked my package on the UPS website. Expected delivery was Thursday.  I waited.  I waited and waited. At 7PM I went on the UPS website again and … Continue reading

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Loving My Weekend- New York Wine Expo Style!!

This Saturday I attended the New York Wine Expo. Hundreds of wines to taste and some interesting foods to sample. We got there just as the Expo opened on Saturday and for that first hour it was not as crowded … Continue reading

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My Big Fat Fish Sauce Wine Pairing

I have had a bottle of fish sauce sitting on my kitchen counter for awhile now. It continues to beckon to me but I really have been consciously avoiding it. I bought it because I wanted to experiment with Asian … Continue reading

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A Valentine for Wine Lovers

Okay – can you stand one more of these? I promise this is the last one. But very soon it will be Valentine’s Day and what better than chocolate and wine to celebrate. Let me say that again. Chocolate and … Continue reading

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