Wine Experts With a Twist

red wine

A Few Varietals That Are Meant to Impress

As incredible as it may seem, there are over 10,000 varieties of wine grapes in the world today. So many wines – so little time. Actually, only about 230 of ...
Chocolate Martini

Ooh La La…Just for Christmas! Chocolate Martinis

‘Tis the season to be merry - and something that has never failed to lift our spirits is a chocolate martini!  There are many ways to make a chocolate martini ...
Wine Bar

Can You Choose Your Body Type?

If you’re talking about wine, the answer is yes. Pick up a copy of the National Enquirer (only to read in the grocery checkout line, of course) and you get ...

Mimosas – Barbara Style

Good friends from Florida recently paid us a long-awaited visit. Since they were arriving around noon, we wanted to greet them with an appropriate drink for that hour of the ...
A Saucy Thanksgiving

Don’t Fret the Wine on Thanksgiving Day

We receive many requests for Thanksgiving wine suggestions. Face it, the Thanksgiving meal is not an easy one to make happen. The turkey alone takes hours – sometimes days – ...
Food & Wine

A Saucy Approach to Cooking with Wine

You’ve undoubtedly read the quote on kitchen magnets, cocktail napkins and aprons: I cook with wine…Sometimes I even add it to the food. Some people attribute the quote to “French ...