I have recently connected with a very dynamic woman, Debbie Frangipane, who is not only a personal trainer, but a chef. In addition to that, Debbie and her husband Barry, organize and take you on fantastic trips to Italy, where they introduce you to the wonder and beauty of Italy, as well as the amazing food and wines you can find there. After a little bit of coordination, Debbie and I decided we’d like to do a joint Food and Wine event, her cooking 3 fabulous Italian courses, and my pairing awesome Italian wines with them.
It seems that while people like wine, they LOVE goat cheese appetizers. Perhaps because the flavors are just so exciting, and they do pair well with wine. Or perhaps because their friends can’t cook, and they want to impress their friends with a great lead-in appetizer. Regardless of the reason, Robin and I love goat [...]
If you tuned in live to the TTL 05 event, you know that after the Hahn Estates wine tasting, I went on to my own Grocery Store Zinfandel tasting. My idea was to find 4 zinfandels in the grocery store, all under $20, and taste them live with you. A lot of people look for cheap, or at least inexpensive red wine, and I though Zinfandels would be fun for that.
Other friends pooled together some Hahn wines they got from WineDiverGirl at Wine Bloggers Conference 08 and made a fun event out of it. Not wanting to be left out, I went to the store and acquired 5 of the 6 Hahn wines they were tasting.
Take a tour of Chile, and watch as Matt tastes and reviews three inexpensive Chilean red wines.
I am SO excited to be writing my first wine blog contribution for Wine Blogging Wednesday. 1winedude picked an AWESOME TOPIC! Like Joe, I have a serious sweet-tooth, so a focus on dessert wines, specifically Madeira, excited me beyond belief! While I am a lover of port, I had never had a Madeira before, so [...]
The next twittertastelive.com event is Saturday November 15th at 6pm est. The premise for this event is “Bloggers Take Over”, where several wine bloggers have selected wines they wish to taste and review via twitter. This event is packed with different wines, including Sake, a Chinese wine, a selection of Hahn wines, and my selection, Grocery Store Zinfandels.
Relive twitter taste live #5, Steele Wines. Six great wines, 3 white, 3 red, with fun fantastic tasting notes!