As part of Friday's festivities at the 5th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon, we had to board unmarked buses that would take us into Oregon's Willamette Valley wine country. Our destination: Willamette Valley Vineyards and an incredible visit filled with Oregon's specialty, the Pinot grape. Willamette Valley Vineyards was named 2011 Winery of [...]
Need a new search?
If you didn't find what you were looking for, try a new search!
The great thing about wine tastings at a wine shop or wine bar is the opportunity it gives you to taste several wines side by side. Most people don't usually open up three to five bottles at home to try at one sitting. Wednesday night's wine tasting with Timothy at neighborhood wine shop, Planet Wine, [...]
Monday night I had the pleasure of being at friends' in Toronto when they opened this special bottle of wine from their wine rack...not only was it Canada's 2008 Pinot Noir of the Year and from the 2010-2011 Canadian Winery of the Year, Tawse Winery, but it's made of grapes from their cousin Tom Lauritzen's [...]
Love that hashtag. You'll find it on Union Wine Company's Underwood Pinot in a Can. It sums up their approach to wine and wine making...making crafted wines from Oregon that are affordable. Underwood is just one of three wine brands from Union Wine Company. They also have Kings Ridge and Alchemist. Underwood draws from the [...]
Happy Awards Season! Tonight's 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards kicks off the season...sure to be entertaining with the wine and Champagne flowing. So what will be in stars' glasses? Moët & Chandon has been the official Champagne served at the Golden Globes for 24 years. This year they are pouring their 2004 Grand Vintage Brut Rosé. The Champagne [...]
At our November Fine Wine Divas event, we explored the wide variety of South American wines tasting from Chile to Uruguay to Argentina. It's a vast country of wine regions to explore. This great map from Wine Folly is perfect guide for finding your way around. As we learned, the South American wine industry is [...]
Our Fine Wine Divas October event was all about this delicious season, Autumn Food & Wine Pairings. We gathered at the fabulous new hotel and hot spot in Washington, DC, The Graham Georgetown, in their farm-to-table restaurant, A.G.B. And our wine selection for the evening took us around the world: NV Steininger Grüner Veltliner from Austria 2012 [...]
Our July Fine Wine Divas event took the Ladies on a field trip to Virginia wine country. As most live in the DC area, it was time to immerse them in this great wine region in their backyard. Most came in skeptical ... all walked away convinced ... Virginia has great things to offer wine [...]
Our June Fine Wine Divas event set our members up for summer entertaining success as we tried a variety of white wines – perfect for sipping on your back patio, front porch, or in a nice air-conditioned room. Throughout the evening, we tasted the following sparkling and still white wines: J Cuvée 20 Brut (NV), [...]
One of the great things about a West Coast Book Launch Tour (for my new book, KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Paris, France) is the great travel and wine experiences we had along the way…from Washington to Oregon to California! Next stop was California...and while it pained me to drive by Sonoma on our drive south without [...]