March Wine of the Month

March’s wine of the month is Mike’s Reserve Red. The No.2 Reserve Red has aromas of freshly sliced strawberries, red grapes, and violets. Tasting notes include wild blackberry, violet, and soft fine leather. The flavor finishes with tobacco and lingering dark chocolate for a smooth end to your sip. No.... Continued »

How To Pair Wine with Pasta

My family loves pasta. And what’s better than the perfect wine selection paired with your favorite pasta dish. A fan favorite dinner in our household is my mom’s Fabulous Spaghetti Sauce paired with our 2018 Barbera. While I love pasta sauce made from scratch and freshly made Italian pasta, sometimes... Continued »

2021 Word of the Year

Now that we are a few weeks into the new year, I’ve had some time to think about my word for the year. I like to choose a word for the year because it sets a general direction, feeling, and tone as we move into a new season. That being... Continued »

8 Resolutions for Wine Lovers in 2021

Thank goodness it's finally 2021! I think I can speak for many people when I say that 2020 was not the best but, I am hopeful and excited for what the next year will bring. If you love wine as much as I do, why not make a few resolutions... Continued »

Our Family Christmas Traditions

‘Tis the season for traditions! I love talking with my friends about Christmas traditions they had growing up and what they continue to pass down to their kids. So I thought it’d be fun to share some holiday traditions my family holds dear every year! For the past 40 years--at... Continued »

How To Host An At-Home Wine Tasting

This winter season, we’re all spending lots of time at home. So, it’s time to cozy up and get to tasting some amazing wines! Who says you can’t enjoy wine tasting at home? I’m going to tell you all you need to create the perfect at-home wine tasting experience. Keep... Continued »

Why Aged Wines Taste Different than Young Wines

It’s true that an aged wine has unique flavors and textures that young wines simply can’t embody. Wine is a living organism, ever-evolving and changing. An article by Wine Enthusiast describes it better than I can:"Nothing in wine is ever static. Acids and alcohols react to form new compounds. Other... Continued »