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Category Archives: red wine

Wines from Tasmania, Australia

- by Stephanie Davis My recent trip to Sayulita, Mexico inspired me to write about Tasmanian wine.  What!?  I know, I know.  It seems a bit strange and there is absolutely no correlation between the two, except my travel partners … Continue reading

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An Evening of Cigars & Wine

WEDNESDAY March 6th 6:30 – 8:30 PM A wine and cigar pairing event to enlighten & entertain both wine drinkers and cigar smokers. This is an open invitation to anyone who wants to sit back and learn a little bit … Continue reading

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Wine and Health… the Medical Mystery Tour

I’ve said it before, and this weekend’s Wall Street Journal wine article by Lettie Teague is backing me up.  Wine and health is still an unsolved mystery. Back in 2010 I wrote about this in my Winacea e-newsletter.  I found … Continue reading

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Melted Veggie Sandwich paired with Barbera d’Asti

What an idea I had tonight! It all started with sandwich bread, fresh garden veggies, cheese, a toaster oven and a skillet. My garden fresh eggplant was the center stage, accompanied by ripe, red, garden tomatoes and a few other … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Remembered

Gee whiz, June is nearly gone, and July is knocking at my door.  One day in July that shouldn’t be forgotten is Bastille Day (referred to as La Fête de la Bastille or La Fête Nationale in French), and this year it is on … Continue reading

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Côtes du Vivarais

What kind of wine is produced in the Côtes du Vivarais wine region of France?  Truthfully, not many wine drinkers know. Which is exactly why I’m bringing it to your attention.  First off, let’s go over the pronunciation.  Côtes du … Continue reading

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Sweet Red Wine (red wine for the white wine drinker)

This is a tough topic that goes against my belief system, sort of speak.  But, I’ve been asked more than once for recommendations of sweet red wines.  I usually take a long pause and try to conjure up a decent … Continue reading

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Burgundy’s seduction

Burgundy is the Queen of French wine, and often wine enthusiasts comment that it is the greatest wine in the world.  What makes Burgundy so special is the magic of finding and affording a really great one.  This can be a tall … Continue reading

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Chocolate wine

Do you have a hankering for sweets and love wine?  Consider combining the two and enjoy a glass of chocolate wine.  You can find chocolate wines at nearly every liquor store or wine shop now.   Our recent visit to … Continue reading

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Wrong Place, Right Wine

Don’t you hate it when you’ve got a hankering for a glass of wine, but you’re not in the right place at the right time?  You know what I mean, your friends invite you out to the local pub for … Continue reading

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