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Rosé Season is Here!

Rosé is back in season...at least here in the Washington, DC area where temperatures are already soaring, making it the perfect time for the refreshing wine. I've discovered two new ones you'll definitely want to check out.  2011 A to Z Rosé Varietal: 100% Sangiovese organically grown Aroma: Strawberry, raspberry, blueberry Taste: Juicy watermelon and [...]

Eat, Drink, Simply at The Wine Kitchen

After antique shopping in Frederick, Maryland this weekend and a stop in Frederick Cellars, we ended up the sunny day turned rainy at The Wine Kitchen. Open since October, this is the second location for Mike Mercer and Jason Miller who own the three-year-old restaurant / wine bar by the same name in Leesburg. The [...]

Graffiato: DC Spot Pairs Italian + Local Perfectly

Out last night for my husband's birthday, we discovered one of our new favorite DC restaurants...Graffiato by Mike Isabella. I'd heard the hype over the last 10 months since they opened and tried to get reservations a few times last minute but no luck. As my husband loves Italian and not too fancy, I thought [...]

Pretty Pink Sparkle Sweet

That was our Valentine's Day aperitif...Villa Jolanda Moscato Rosé...a lovely Italian sparkling sweet wine. I thought a nice pink beverage served in champagne glasses would be a great way to toast the evening. I was a little skeptical as I don't like sweet wines and this does say "dolce / sweet" but my husband likes sweet so decided [...]