Celebrate the spring bouquet with floral wines — Calgary Herald

Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate than with a bouquet of wines? Not just any wines, mind you — wines with floral aromas. Flowery notes in wine are more common than you may think. Nebbiolo wines often smell of rose petals. So do Ruche wines from Italy. Malbec wines — especially some […]…

Yes, WINE does pair with barbecue!  

As you prepare for the weekend remember wine goes with everything …even barbecue.  Happy Memorial day and thank you to all of our veterans and current military who fight for us every day.  #lifeofVino #MemorialDay 

Wine in a Can?

As I’m scanned online reading the daily headlines, a story about wine grabs my attention. WINE IN A CAN GROWING IN POPULARITY. What!!!! When did this happen? and Which wines are in cans? I will admit:  last summer I purchased a two 4 packs of flip flop wine spritzers. They were buy 1 get 1,…

Wine-an art of living.

The Hedonistic Taster | № 15 | Ordaz Family Wines | Sonoma by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML “Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer Welcome to The Hedonistic Taster, a binNotes | redThread™ trade sampling of gorgeous, small-lot artisan pours…

My new Favorite Show

Have you see The Wine Show? Have you Even HEARD of it? It’s on Hulu and if you really want to explore wine, this is your new show. The Wine Show is not about mass produced California wines ( sorry Cali) but instead takes you  inside small European vineyards where the host Matthew and Matthew,…

Steak and Red Wine! 

Last week I paired prime rib with Cabernet, as I have done many times before. It’s very delicious and I love it , however… our server told me that Merlot is a better pairing for prime rib and if I really wanted a Cabernet, I should’ve gone with Filet. I was really surprised by his comment….