Tasting with Bottega SpA in NYC

 If there’s a wine that I’m picky about, it’s Prosecco. I have to honestly say that I’m not a huge fan of the wine, I tend to prefer other sparkling wine from Italy instead. However I’m always on the lookout to find a Prosecco that I love. When it happens, I’m delighted. That’s where Bottega SpA comes in. A few […]

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 […]

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 […]

Torai: The Art of Wine & Design

Italy is known for good art and wine. Imagine if they were fused together, it would be the perfect pairing. Mussolin Vinum  has created Torai Wine and Design for people who appreciate a little wine with their art or art with their wine. A sassy or unique wine label gets me every time, sometimes it’s what draws me to a […]

The Prosecco Pop Up Hits New York

The Prosecco Pop Up kicked off in New York City with bubbles and good times at In Vino. This bubblicious pop up is produced by the creatrix of Champagne Week and City Sips, Blaine Ashley. She has joined forces with Keith Beavers, owner and beverage director of In Vino, to host the the events of the pop up. As soon […]

The Magick of Maggiovini Wines

I had the pleasure of wining and dining at the Ristorante Rafele, NYC with Maggiovini . My palate was taken on an Italian adventure as I got up close and personal with Sicilian wines. If you haven’t had vino from Sicily allow me to introduce you to Maggiovini. The Maggiovini Winery was founded more than 50 years ago in Vittoria. Continuing […]