Tag 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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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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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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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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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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Wine and Salt = Heaven!

I came across a recipe for wine salt several months ago. I hung on to it because I knew that someday I would have to try it. What could possibly be more wonderful than wine and salt. Together in one … Continue reading

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Champagne and Latkes

This month’s TGTaste could not have come at a better time and could not have been a better choice of wine. What is more festive than champagne? Is there any wine that could possible get you more in the holiday … Continue reading

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In The Mood for a Cabernet

Nothing gets me more in the mood for a glass of wine than holiday shopping at the mall…two weeks before Christmas…. on the eve of Hannukah… in the middle of the afternoon… on a Saturday!! Ugh!!! Guess I am a … Continue reading

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