The holidays are a busy time and, if you’re anything like me, you are either entertaining or visiting friends and family throughout the month. It helps to have a few new ideas for hosting or thanking your host for their hospitality. From New Zealand, Oyster Bay is producing a top […]
Shari’s reviews interesting and unique wines with wide appeal, good value and an interesting story behind them.
Champagne taste without the budget? I know the feeling! I love fizz. Unfortunately, I can’t afford to splurge for actual Champagne as much as I would like to. If you feel the same way don’t despair — I have the solution! Cremant is a sparkling wine from France that’s made […]
Your fall classic home run! With autumn truly upon us it’s time for full rich reds. Charles Tort 2015 is a winner. This red wine from the Cotes du Rhône in France is an all-star. Smooth, silky and smooth. Tastes sweet and isn’t. For $14.05 you cannot go wrong. Serve […]
This serious red wine is a Merlot based Grand Cru from St. Emilion in Bordeaux. Château Pipeau was produced in the stellar 2015 vintage – the best since 2005. This means it can be enjoyed now (I recommend using a decanter first) or safely cellar for 10-12 years. As a […]