Happy Thanksgiving: American Wines That Have Graced My Table This Year

Happy Thanksgiving. I am grateful most of the time for all that life has provided and on this day, I remember to say it about all the food on my table and all the lovely wines that come into my life. I was thinking of writing about one topic today but then changed my mind.... Continue Reading →

Invitation Post for Wines from Lesser Known Italian regions – #ItalianFWT

For the last month of this year's #ItalianFWT group, we are going to be talking about wines from lesser known Italian regions. Here are a six fun facts about Italy and its geography as a way to get you to think about what impacts each wine growing region and which region you want to write... Continue Reading →

Flooding All Over Italy

So much is happening in Italy right now in terms of flooding that I have decided to feature some of the areas that are most hit. Later today I will write a piece about my recent visit to Venissa - a winery in the Venetian Lagoon on an island called Mazzorbo. The winery is in... Continue Reading →

Happy Bastille Day!

I have been fortunate enough to celebrate La Fête Nationale Francaise – Le Quatorze Juillet, a holiday marking the anniversary of the fall on July 14, 1789 of the Bastille, in Paris on a number of occasions. As readers of this blog know, I was a Francophile in my early life and majored in French... Continue Reading →

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