Tag Archives: Wine tasting descriptors

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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Brancott Estate at The Beach House Restaurant

I dread the bite of winter and savor the lingering warmth of Indian summer. We took a tour on the bike along the South Shore of Long Island and ended up in Patchogue. If you know Long Island,  then you … Continue reading

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Erath Wines – A Pairing in Two Parts

Another fantastic TGTaste on Twitter! This one was the most fun by far. More people tasting and tweeting than ever before. The wines were supplied as free samples by Erath Winery. The wines we tasted were Pinot Gris and Pinot … Continue reading

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Black Box Converts

Another TGTaste and this time the wine was supplied courtesy of Black Box Wines. This crowd was a tough sell. Lovers of Riesling, Chardonnay and Moscato – not thrilled about being enlisted to try the samples of Merlot and Cabernet … Continue reading

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Summer Sangria and the Backyard Beckons!

My house has been such a revolving door lately. Children. Mother. Assorted family members. Friends of assorted family members. A constant whir of changed sheets, bedding, towels, preferred food. Next!!! Needless to say wine has been the antidote to too … Continue reading

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The Challenge!

Life is just full of challenges. Some are big and infrequent. Most are the small ones we face day to day. I recently took on a big new responsibility and have been struggling to meet the challenge of taking care … Continue reading

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