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About Wine Everyday

Eileen Gross is the Chief Financial Officer for a financial services and risk management firm in Washington, DC. A 1983 Graduate of Fordham University, she is wine lover, traveler, and collector who shares her wine experiences on her blog “Wine Everyday." She is a contributing writer for 12most.com and is a member of the Society of Wine Educators.

Wine Review: Root:1 [The Original Ungrafted] 2012 Carménère and Rewined Candle

Have you ever traced your roots? I have. I found it fascinating learning about why and how my family immigrated to the United States. Mostly, they came here for a better life, and a chance to thrive. Well, even grapes have a story. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wine dilemma: White or Red? I say both!

There’s been so much chatter this week about “the perfect wine pairing for Thanksgiving”. We want everything perfect for our guests; the food, the table setting, the decorations and the wine. Well, not to bust your bubble but there is … Continue reading

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LaZy Sunday sipping Zardetto Prosecco

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Wine Review: Fat bastard 2012 Pinot Noir paired with Coq au vin

Two of the most frequently asked questions I receive are: 1) What’s a good brand of wine to begin learning about wine and 2) How do I know what wine to pair with my meals? I can answer both questions … Continue reading

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Wine reviews: #WineChat with Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association

Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association recently gathered six Wineries and twelve Wine Bloggers to host their first Coast-to-Coast Wine Chat. Readers of Wine Everyday are familiar with the format, tasting and tweeting our impressions of the wines and then summing … Continue reading

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Pepi Winery 2011 Sauvignon Blanc paired with Emeril Lagasse’s Linguine with Seafood

Since 1968 Pepi Winery has been producing white wines sourced from vineyards in California’s cool climate regions. I was delighted to receive a selection of their 2011 wines to review. I decided to prepare Emeril Lagasse’s Linguine with Seafood for … Continue reading

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Posted in Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, food and wine pairing, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, White California Wine, White Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Wine pairings for Thanksgiving Dinner

We’ve all heard of Vertical and Horizontal wine tastings, but have you ever participated in a Virtual wine tasting? It’s where you taste actual wine and share your experience via Twitter with others drinking the same wine; wine lovers united … Continue reading

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Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, food and wine pairing, Malbec, Meritage, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Wine Pairing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

12 Most Pretty in Pink Wines for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — a time that many take an active role to raise money and awareness for this disease. Pink has become its trademark color, so I would like to take this opportunity to raise a … Continue reading

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Big House White Wine Trio – Because Summer Never Really Ends

That’s right, just because the calendar says it’s Fall is no reason to put away your whites! Readers of Wine Everyday already know about Big House wines. Their Red Box Wine won out many of our readers. Now is time … Continue reading

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Posted in Albarino, Big House White, Big House Wines, Boxed Wine, Chardonnay, food and wine pairing, Muscat Canelli, Pino Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, White California Wine, White Wine, Wine, Wine Pairing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Wine Line-Up for your Football Tailgate Table #SundaySupper

Fall, the most wonderful season of all; crisp cool air, sunshine and football. I was raised on football, The New York Football Giants to be specific.  My father began taking my siblings and me to games in the early 60’s … Continue reading

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Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Chablis, Chardonnay, food and wine pairing, Port, Shiraz, Sunday Supper, Syrah, White Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments