Shari’s Picks® for November!

When daylight saving time ends, along with an extra hour of sleep, it’s a reminder to replace the batteries on the smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. As exciting as that is, I am more interested in the natural move from light and zesty wines to those with more body. The […]

Shari Picks® has a Restaurant Pick!

Have you ever had a dining experience you wanted to share? Two weeks ago, I was visiting family with my husband in his hometown of Birmingham, England. My husband had a birthday during our visit. I researched local restaurants so we could celebrate with a nice dinner together.  I find […]

Shari’s Picks® for October!

As temperatures decline and Thanksgiving approaches, our taste for wine moves away from light fresh wines, towards those with heavier and richer character. I have picked four wines for October with that in mind! Just re-released in VINTAGES from Vineland, Niagara is Featherstone Canadian Oak Chardonnay 2021. Uniquely Canadian, local grapes are […]

Shari’s Picks® for September!

What a difference a week can make. Last month, I had an idyllic visit to Kelowna, British Columbia. Situated on the beach-laden shores of beautiful Lake Okanagan and surrounded by three mountain ranges, the landscape is spectacular. It is no wonder Kelowna is the fastest-growing city in Canada! I drove […]