Back To Bourgogne

Several months ago  I was whisked away from the city to go on a “Escape to Bourgogne” adventure in the Hudson Valley with Bourgogne Wines. To kick off the adventure we boarded a party bus then enjoyed a glass of Crémant de Bourgogne by Gruhier and some wine education.  Not a bad way to kick off the way. It was […]

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 […]

A White Wine Christmas

White wine has become a hit during the  December holiday season. When you dream of a white Christmas, let it be about the wine. Here are some white wines from around the world that will have you singing “ fa la la la la la la la”.   La Chablisienne Pas Si Petit Chablis  ($16.99) If you like Chardonnay then […]

The Sweet Wines of Bordeaux

The Bordeaux region of France is known for it’s spectacular wine. Did you know that the region also produces exquisite sweet white wines?  There are ten appellations that the wine comes from with the most popular and well known being the Sauternes. The sweet wines require intense labor which make them the most expensive to produce in Bordeaux. The golden […]

Weekly Menu: Pinot Noir with Berbere Chicken, Pomme Frites, Slow Cooked Brisket, & Chocolate Goat Cheese Truffles

  The wine front and center for the weekly menu is a lovely Pinot Noir from France. Say hello to my sexy friend 2013 Fixin “La Mazière”. This red will help you close out the cold and ease into the warm months. This wine is so good, it will make you do happy dance. Cheers! Monday: Cheese Stuffed Pesto Burgers on […]

Weekly Menu: Southern Chicken Salad, Meatless Taco Salad, Deep Dish Pizza, French Crepes, & Grand Marnier Truffles

This week’s wine: Louis Bouillot Perle de Vigne I believe in drinking sparkling wine all the time, because every day in life is a celebration. Therefore, this week’s wine featured for the weekly menu is packed with bubbles. Say hello to my little friend Louis Bouillot Perle de Vigne. It’s always magickal to celebrate life. Cheers! Monday: Southern Chicken Salad […]