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Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine’s Day Treats

You could give your love a classic box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day. But why not kick it up a notch with some imaginative pairings? The folks at Bissinger’s, a 350-year old chocolate company, have come up with some creative indulgencies to satisfy a wine lover’s sweet tooth. After all, how could you turn down […]

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Your Weekend Wine: Chardonnay

Your Weekend Wine: Chardonnay

Winter white isn’t just for clothes. Lately, I’ve been thinking about (and drinking!) my favorite white wine for winter: full, rich chardonnay. Though these wines can veer close to the over-butter, over-oaked chards of yesteryear, today’s winemakers know exactly how to walk the line, coming up with big, luscious, rounded wines that envelop your palate […]

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The ArT of Wine Preservation

The ArT of Wine Preservation

  Earlier this fall, a nice guy named Ryan Frederickson emailed me to ask if I was interested in getting a sample of ArT 18, an argon wine preserver. One of two things happens when I have wine at home: either we finish the bottle, or there’s a little bit left, and it sits in […]

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Halloween Cocktails

Halloween Cocktails

  Both of these recipes require a bit of commitment –  both in terms of ingredients and infusing your liquor. But for those who go all out for Halloween and it’s spooky celebrations, these cocktails fit the bill perfectly. My personal favorite ingredient is the hand-stabbed ice. Creepy Olde Fashioned Recipe Heizenberg Fig and Black […]

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Washington Wines

Washington Wines

  When the folks at Mercer Wine Estate offered to send some samples my way, I jumped at the chance. Here’s why: I know that some great wines come from Washington State, but they often aren’t the first ones I think to buy when I’m at the store or in a restaurant. But I am […]

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