Tag Archives: Wine tasting

New York Wine Expo

It wasn’t all that long ago that I was a wine tasting virgin. That’s right -I said wine tasting, not wine drinking. Wine drinking is something I’ve been doing for a long time. It all started with a little Boone’s … Continue reading

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HandCrafted with Love!

  It must be that Thirsty Girl yearning for excitement that stirs up the wild weather each time I do a TGTaste. This month it was a tornado watch and wicked winds; the perfect backdrop for a warm and cozy … Continue reading

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This Thirsty Girl Has Got Wine On My Mind!

This has been a life changing year for me. I had the opportunity to make my passion my life work! Not many people get to say that and I consider myself very blessed. I love food and wine and have … Continue reading

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Bad Wine Taster Syndrome or Darlington’s Disease

I read this blog post yesterday and I feel so much better knowing I am not the only one suffering from this wine tasting syndrome.  http://zesterdaily.com/zester-soapbox-articles/1014-a-wine-lovers-dilemma When I taste wine I think plummy, jammy, berry, cherry, chocolate, licorice, spice, pepper, … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting at Elizabeth Spencer

My daughter Rachel has been living in Napa for the past year and a half working at Redd in Yountville as an assistant pastry chef. She is winding up her time in California and next week will be working her … Continue reading

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It’s Chardonnay Day!

Well, here we go, Tasting Tuesday… Chardonnay is the name of the game tonight and in honor of that wine tasting I prepared  tilapia stuffed with crabmeat, rice with peas and carrots and grilled corn basted with my new favorite, … Continue reading

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Rose Taste Test

In honor of National Shrimp Day I marinated and grilled some shrimp for dinner. I grilled some vegetables as well and tossed them with tortellini and some prosciutto for a warm pasta salad. Then we cracked open two bottles of … Continue reading

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