Category Archives: Wine

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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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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Crème Brûlèe and 2006 Chateau Cameron Sauterne to celebrate Julia Child’s 100th Birthday #SundaySupper #CookforJulia

This Sunday the #SundaySupper movement is joining PBS in their celebration of Julia Childs 100th birthday. Food lovers around the world are preparing and sharing Julia’s recipes on Twitter and Facebook. I grew up watching The French Chef along side … Continue reading

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Wine & Food Festivals, a lifestyle the whole family can enjoy! #SundaySupper

The Sunday Supper movement continues to capture the attention of a wide variety of folks, not just food bloggers and wine lovers. This week we are joined by Merrell, yes the clothing and footwear company! Their philosophy is “We think, … Continue reading

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2010 Sauvignon Blanc Redwood Ranch, Sonoma | Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery

The philosophy at Gary Farrell Winery is ‘grounded in a total commitment to detail – from grape to glass.”  Sourcing grapes from – and maintaining relationships with – quality growers is the foundation of this philosophy. The grapes from the … Continue reading

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Napa Cellars Reserve Wines ~ small production wines by Joe Shirley

A question I get often is “What does it mean when the label says Reserve?  Is it really worth it or is it just an excuse to jack up the price?” My answer is “Maybe, sometimes.” Some winemakers may overuse … Continue reading

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Madeira Tasting at the Astor Center, NYC

Wine Everyday was recently invited to attend the Trade Tasting of 40 Madeira Wines at the Astor Center in New York City held on Monday, June 18, 2012. Although I had a scheduling conflict, I enlisted the help of my … Continue reading

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Why buy wine by the case? Here are 12 “Cheaper-by-the-Dozen” Reasons

I’d like to share with you an article I recently wrote for 12most.com. If you are not familiar with the 12most concept it’s a group of writers who share their articles in the format of lists and every list has … Continue reading

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Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 4 ~ 2011 Big House Red

Round four of “Battle of the Boxes”.  If ever a box wine will ‘hold you captive‘ Big House Red will! Winemaker Georgetta Dane who playfully refers to herself as ‘Warden’ produces a variety of wines a stones throw from the … Continue reading

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Red, White and Rose for this Memorial Day #SundaySupper

Its Memorial Day weekend the traditional kick off to the Summer Season, but before we dive into the potato salad, let’s take a moment to remember all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice so we may have our freedom. This … Continue reading

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Posted in Cotes du Rhone, Merlot, Pino Grigio, Red Table Wine, Rose, Sunday Supper, Wine, Wine Pairing, Zinfandel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments