Drink Recipes
November 20, 2013

2 Festive Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Halloween is behind us, Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and I’m getting all geared up for the holidays! I’m all for the presents and the decorating and the Christmas music, but my favorite thing about the holidays is the get-togethers and gatherings with friends and family. And of course, holiday gatherings usually involve delicious foods and festive...
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May 30, 2013

Summertime Entertaining with Black Box Wines

Summer is my favorite time of year. I love it all — the sunshine, the heat, the lazy mornings with no one to shuttle off to the bus stop, and best of all hanging out in the warm evenings on our back deck with family and friends. I live in the kind of neighborhood where...
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November 2, 2012

California Wine Club Robledo Review

This holiday season, I was invited to experience The California Wine Club as a typical Premier Club gift recipient in exchange for coverage on this here blog of mine. I participated in a similar program last year with the California Wine Club and enjoyed discovering new wines so it took me approximately two-point-six seconds to...
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September 18, 2012

Duboeuf Beaujolais & Burgers Press Tasting

I love my job. Last night I got to attend the Duboeuf Beaujolais & Burgers Press Tasting in the Walnut Room downtown Philly. It was a gorgeous evening to walk around the city. I may or may not have stopped into the Athleta store on the way, but I digress. You have to understand. Red...
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May 3, 2012

Parker Station Pinot Noir & Fess Parker Riesling

This month from the California Wine Club, I received a Pinot Noir and a Riesling. Both are from the Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard. I have to admit, this was not my favorite shipment. Not that it stopped me from drinking it, mind you, but neither is one I would order again. That doesn’t mean...
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April 4, 2012

California Wine Club :: Kiara Cabernet & Zinfandel

This month the California Wine Club delivered two bottles of hearty red wines to my doorstep. I got to try the Le Vigne Winery 2007 Kiara Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and the Le Vigne Winery 2007 Kiara Private Reserve Zinfandel. Both are award-winning wines, and I can see why. They both changed my standard opinion on...
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Food
March 17, 2012

California Wine Club *SPECIAL OFFER*

As you probably know, I enjoy a glass of wine with my dinner. And much like dinner, I find that I get stuck in a bit of a rut with the wine choices. I tend to find what I like and then buy the same ones over and over. I’ve been trying to venture out...
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