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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