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 […]

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 […]

Baron B: Sparkling Argentine Wine

Had a bottle of Baron B Brut Rosé brought up by room service. Such a magickal rosè..feminine and sexy on the tongue. Meow. Baron B wine is popular in Argentina and known for its elegance. The wine is named after Baron Bertrand de Ladoucette, a man who inspired the world of luxury. Fun fact: Baron B is a Chandon winery.🍾 […]

Sparkling Wine Sangria Recipe

Every summer deserves a sexy sangria! Here is a recipe for a wonderful one that is sure to be your go to drink for the rest of the summer month and maybe even a part of your Autumn. Made with watermelon juice and a  swirl of strawberry and orange slices, this sangria is sure to please. I have made this […]

Juvé & Camps Cava Pinot Noir Rosé Brut

A lovely salmon colored Cava is made with 100% Pinot Noir grapes. On the nose are notes of fresh red apple and strawberries to hints of honey white flowers and toasted almond. It’s an intense and bold bubbly. Winemaker’s notes: From the beginning, the winery’s philosophy has been to use only traditional, high-quality winemaking practices. Its Cava is made in […]

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 […]