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 […]

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 […]

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 […]