Category Archives: Chardonnay

Cooking with wine? Here are ’12 Most Wine-tastic Meals’ for you to try. Bon Appétit!

Wine and food are practically inseparable in my life. Cooking with wine is essential if you want to make any of these traditional dishes, omitting the wine will produce a shallow image of the original dish. Some folks believe you … Continue reading

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2011 Angel Food ~ Another Unique Wine from Cupcake Vineyards

Introducing winemaker Adam Richardson’s “Angel Food” white blended wine; made with Chardonnay and other white varietals, including Viognier. With aromatic notes of pear and vanilla; and creamy flavors of cake batter (complete with the taste of the stainless steel cake … Continue reading

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Napa Cellars ~ award-winning varietals by winemaker Joe Shirley

I often host wine tasting events showcasing one varietal, comparing 3 or 4 different bottles  ending in a declaration of the best bottle of the night. I also enjoy hosting tasting events that showcase one winemaker and their suite of … Continue reading

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Mumm Cuvée Napa ~ Napa Valley’s prestigious sparkling wines with a French Heritage

In 1979 when G.H. Mumm set their sights on producing sparkling wine in the United States, winemaker Guy Devaux was put to the task of seeking out just the right location.  By 1986, Mumm Cuvée Napa was established, and has … Continue reading

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Live from Coast-to-Coast the national début of Don & Sons’ newest release of ‘The Crusher’ line of wines

Another coast-to-coast TasteLive event where wine-tweeters across the country attended simultaneous wine tasting of the newest releases of “The Crusher” wines. This very lively event featured five wines from the Don Sebastiani & Sons. In the event that you’ve just … Continue reading

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On the heals of Malbec World Day, Julia Zuccardi brings her Santa Julia+ wines to select US cities for début.

Julia Zuccardi, in her role as family ambassador, visited five US cities this month to introduce the new Santa Julia +  wines, as well as unveiling the new look of the Organica and Reserva lines.  She was accompanied by Ana … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Beverly Hills Wine Festival ~ Honoring Vin Scully, the voice of the LA Dodgers and featuring over 100 wineries, breweries and spirits! What a way to spend a Winter Sunday!

Another winter wine festival….Wine Festivals are one of the few events that make my East Coast winter weekends bearable! Which is why I went 3,000 miles, for back to back, coast to coast wine festivals this winter. This East Coast … Continue reading

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