Category Archives: Rose

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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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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Thanksgiving Farm Winery ~ producing classic Bordeaux style wines in Maryland

Maryland is well known for three things: US Naval Academy, The Chesapeake Bay and Crabs. If you mention wine, many folks would say ‘Maryland can’t grow grapes’. Well, I’m here to tell you they can. California, Oregon and Washington produce … Continue reading

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Don & Sons~The Crusher 2011 Rose of Pinot Noir

The concept of ‘The Crusher’ wines from Don & Sons is grounded in the philosophy that the journey from the vineyard-to the crusher-to your table will capture the freshness of the region to bring you exceptional wines. Their 2011 vintage … Continue reading

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Wines to pair with your holiday Turkey

Thanksgiving is well behind us, but the Turkey is still a centerpiece at many Christmas dinner tables. If your December holiday menu will include Turkey, Duck or a Truducken, take a look at this article I wrote on Thanksgiving Wines … Continue reading

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Think Pink to beat the heat! Try this White Merlot

I was looking for a rosé for this weekend’s bbq’s, knowing it would be hot and we’d need something refreshing. I have my usual ‘go to’ Rosés, my favorite being  Rosé of Pinot Noir.  But then I saw this one, … 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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If your vacation plans won’t permit a trip to Bordeaux France, why not kick start the season with these summertime Bordeaux’s?

I recently had the pleasure to participate in the Planet-Bordeaux’s Twitter Taste-Live Event featuring four summertime Bordeaux wines.  If you are looking to expand your wine repertoire this summer, take a break from Chardonnay’s and White Zinfandels’ and try these … 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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2008 Charity Case Rosé ~ What you get when big hearts join together to make great wine

First the wine…. Upon opening the wine, there was an exciting hint of a mineral flint sensation on the nose, reminding me of a fine French Chablis. The refreshing variety of melons; watermelon and cantaloupe; along with green apple, provide … Continue reading

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