We popped open a $27 bottle of wine (2007 Reserva Bodega Del Fin Del Mundo Special Blend from Patagonia Argentina) bought at Costco. We had high hopes thinking that we would be drinking a Continue reading
Wine labels are like book covers. You most definitely cannot judge a wine by its label. As I was wandering through Total Wine yesterday, I spied a bunch of 2007 Napa cabernets (which are getting less and less available at retail). Salva Tierra Cabernet from Renteria Wines caught my eye for its non-descript label and $24.99 price tag. It looks like a Continue reading
About two months ago, in my quest to learn more about wine and discover what I truly like, my most awesome friends introduced me to a supremely spicy Malbec. My taste in wine Continue reading
Hanging out in the mountains this weekend, we decided we’d better keep up with our wine country training and with more than a few of our crew enamored of Malbec this year, we dived (dove?) into a bottle of 2009 Ona Anakena from Chile’s Rapel Valley.
The deep garnet color on this wine is intoxicating in itself, although it took a good Continue reading
Last night we dined at DiPaolo, one of our absolute favorite restaurants in Atlanta (and all of the world). We had a divine house-made mozzarella and Salame Varzi bruschetta to start followed by the most fabuloso halibut, but we’re not here to talk about the amazing food at DiPaolo. (Psst…but if you’re in Atlanta, give them a call and go there just for the halibut on the summer menu. I mean it. The caper butter sauce is worth drinking straight, but I digress…)
Sitting at the bar as we usually do, we had the Continue reading