Have you ever had a food or wine moment that you know you will tuck away in your mind for a lifetime? I used to think I was a little odd this way, being able to nostalgically hold onto memories that involved food and wine. Then, I listened to a … [Read more...] about Do You Kir What I Kir?
The lack of 2020 Oktoberfest celebrations is going to be tough for me this year. With a large German component to my heritage, I have to admit that I've come to love Oktoberfest celebrations throughout the U.S. The annual biergartens, the meat-based … [Read more...] about Bring Oktoberfest Home… with Wine, Too!
Surprisingly, the signing of the Declaration of Independence is linked to a wine that was used to toast the event. The Oxford Companion of Wine, edited by British wine critic, Jancis Robinson, states that this wine is "probably the world's most … [Read more...] about A Wine Tied to the 4th of July Holiday
Hello my wine sipping adventurers! Welcome to the Sip & Swirl: my monthly series that talks about one of my favorite subjects: the sharing of wine among friends. Selecting the wine. Getting excited about opening the wine. Potentially … [Read more...] about The Pilot Sip & Swirl