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 […]

Cava & Que

You know what’s a good pairing…”Cava and Que” (as in barbecue). To be specific it’s Virgil’s Real BBQ and and Vilarnau NV Brut Cava. The bubbles help to bring out all of the flavors in the meat and sauce. It’s such a perfect pairing. Also cava is perfect for sippin’in the summer on it’s own or in sparkling wine cocktail. […]

Affordable Sparkling Wines For Your Wedding

Unless you run off to city hall or elope to get married, weddings aren’t cheap. Between the dress, flowers, location, and food, the costs add up. Then there is the booze. Most people want to serve Champagne at their  wedding reception because it’s a special occasion. However Champagne bottles add up quick. Here are some great sparkling wine selections from […]

Mionetto Cocktail Challenge

Are you up for a challenge… a cocktail challenge that is?  Mionetto Prosecco has joined forces with Food and Wine for the second annual “Mionetto Cocktail Challenge”. What I love about this challenge is not only can bartenders enter, but those who love to whip up cocktails at home. If you can make a Prosecco cocktail that you know is […]

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 […]

Pompette Notes: Mumm Brut Prestige

Mumm Brut Prestige is wonderful sparkling wine at a fabulous price. The Brut Prestige is Mumm Napa’s signature wine. It was named #54 on Wine Spectator’s top 100 Wines of 2014. There are so many accolades for this wine that there are too many to name. I picked up a bottle for New Year’s Eve, but instead enjoyed it on January 1st throughout the […]

Crémant A La Poire Recipe

The Crémant A La Poire cocktail is fabulously French and has two of my favorite ingredients, Crémant and Lillet. Both of them are staples in my apartment. Crémant is an affordable sparkling wine from France while Lillet is an apéritif wine from the small village of Podensac, France. If ever there was a sexy drink to conjure up during the […]