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About Wine Everyday

Eileen Gross is a 1983 Graduate of Fordham University and retired Financial Professional. She is wine lover, traveler, and collector who shares her wine experiences with private wine tastings and on her blog “Wine Everyday." She is a member of the Society of Wine Educators, The Wine Century Club and a contributor the former 12Most.com.

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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2011 Mosel Valley Riesling | Cupcake Vineyards

Since 2008 Cupcake Vineyards have been producing wines from California’s Central Coast, Italy, New Zealand and Argentina. I’ve had the opportunity to review their Angel Food , Red Velvet and Prosecco wines; with the Angel Food being my most popular … Continue reading

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Caliente wines from South America!

Caliente: translation ‘hot’; as in hot-sellers. Thanks to the popularity and our current love affair with Malbec, it has opened us up to other tremendous wine values from South America.  Here is a list of some South American wines I’ve tried with … 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

Joining us for #SundaySupper this week is Cristina Ferrare!

Cristina Ferrare is joining us this week as we continue to bring back Sunday Supper around the family table! The movement that has gained nationwide attention is celebrating dishes from Cristina’s fifth cookbook Big Bowl of Love.  The meals have … Continue reading

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“Boom Varietal: The Rise of Argentine Malbec”

A documentary produced by Rage Productions explores the question “What has made Argentinean Malbec so popular?” Some think the boom is a result of wine drinkers latching on to the wine-of-the-moment, similar to their fascination with Merlot, those folks are … Continue reading

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Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Wine ~ #SundaySupper Herb & Wine Pairing

The most frequently asked question I get is “What is the perfect wine to pair with fill-in-the-blank?” I have to break the news to them that nothing is perfect, but with a little thought we can come pretty close. I’ve … Continue reading

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