Perico: Venezuelan Eggs

A great dish to make for brunch is Perico, a colorful Venezuelan egg dish that means “paraket” in Spanish. It’s thought of as the island version of scrambled eggs. Serve the eggs with black beans and apreas or bread. Pair the dish with some Seguar Vidas Cava  or Diplomatico Sparkling Rum Punch. Perico Ingredients: 5 to 6 eggs 3 tablespoons […]

Adventure Time

It’s time for some new adventures. I’ve had the pleasure of going on some luxury  press trips around the world, but I feel like it’s time for me to spend some quality time exploring the East Coast and more of Canada. There are so many places in New York I still haven’t been, then Philly and D.C. are blowing up […]

Tipsy Tarot: March 19, 2018- March 25, 2018

This week’s pairing is with the Moon Deck and Château de Roquefeuille Cuvée R Rosé. The cards represent the moon while the wine is all about the mountains. Two magickal energies coming together to make the perfect pairing. The focus for the week is on  Intuition, Worth, and Unleash. Follow the directions that your intuition have put in front of you. […]

Frescobaldi: The Gorgona Wine Project

It’s not every day that a winemaker makes me cry, well maybe a few wines have moved me to tears. However during an intimate luncheon with winemaker, Lamberto Frescobaldi,  I shed some tears due to the afternoon being filled with inspiration, hope, and good wine.  Frescobaldi was in New York to host the first-ever Gorgona retrospective tasting with vintages 2012-2016. Gorgona […]

Guinness Slow Cooker Stew

It’s time for another Crock-Pot adventure. Take your palate to Ireland and get in some love for St. Patrick’s Day with a slow cooker Guinness stew. Guinness was first brewed in 1759 by Arthur Guinness. He was a gangsta businessman, because he signed a lease for 9,000 years for the brewery’s property at St. James  Gate in Dublin. In 2000 the […]

Tipsy Tarot: March 12, 2018- March 18, 2018

This week’s pairing is the Rosa Regale Sparkling Red with the Faerie Tarot. The Italian sweet sparkling wine has aromas of rose petals and berries. It’s been called “the taste of love”. It  pairs perfectly with the enchantment and love vibe of the faeries. The faeries have brought the Knight of Cups, Judgement, and The Fool to get us through […]

Andes Chocolate Cake

I love chocolate cake. I could eat it any time, any place, and any where. When I saw this Andes Chocolate Cake my mouth started to water. It looks amazing. Chocolate and mint are so good together. Both are also aphrodisiacs so when they are swirled together it’s nothing but sexy food for the palate. I will have to make […]

Légende Wines Pairing Dinner At Cote

Légende Wines is kicking ass and taking names. After establishing in Asia and Europe, the wine has hit the United States with a bang. The Bordeaux produced wines come from Domaines Baron de Rothschild (Lafite). The Légende range comes in five key appellations: Bordeaux Rouge, Bordeaux Blanc, Médoc, Saint-Emilion and Pauillac. I was recently invited to a pairing dinner for the wines […]

Get Ready For The Oscars with Graham’s 20 Year Tawny Port

The Oscars are almost here with much-talked-about films, gorgeous stars, glamorous gowns and moving speeches. Why not host an evening of classic Hollywood glitz and glam for your friends—film aficionados or not! It’s important to have the right drink as you watch the show. I’ll be sipping Graham’s 20 Year Old Tawny Port throughout the evening. I’m having fun pairing […]

Pompette Notes: Stella Artois

When I hear the name Stella it always makes be think of Marlon Brando in a Streetcar Named Desire yelling the name. Then another Stella comes to mind. Most people have heard of Stella Artois, it’s kind of an icon in the beer world. It was first introduced in 1926 as a beer for Christmas festivities. It’s named after the […]