After what seemed to be a long, grey winter, the longer days are a clear sign we are at the gateway to Spring. Chirping birds, warmer days and blue skies are a welcome change! With Easter is on the horizon, we have a unique opportunity to celebrate food with food-friendly […]
Shari’s reviews interesting and unique wines with wide appeal, good value and an interesting story behind them.
Like it or not, the yearlong pandemic provided me with an opportunity for reflection. While staying at home for extended periods, I have developed a greater appreciation for simple pleasures. As I do most of the cooking in our house, I use organic ingredients as much as I can. My […]
I was lucky enough to try the very delicious AERENA Red Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 recently. This is an outstanding example of California Cabernet Sauvignon. And at $23.70, it is great value! Cabernet Sauvignon is a signature varietal from California. There are many great examples, however few are below $30 a bottle. Quite […]
If Champagne sales are any indication, we are not celebrating as much these days. According to the Champagne producers group called CIVC, global sales dropped by 20% last year. Valentine’s Day is around the corner and a perfect time to reverse this trend. Nothing quite means celebration like that magical […]