Wine Wednesdays: Elmo Pio Asti and Freixenet Carta Nevada Brut

Happy New Year! Welcome to my first post of 2014. How wonderful that Wine Wednesdays falls on the first day of the year, which means that this post can only be about one thing – the Bubbly. I don’t know what it is, but sparkling wine (or champagne) is just perfect for any type of…

Thanksgiving Wine

Wine Wednesdays: Thanksgiving Edition

It’s the day before Thanksgiving! For those of you who will be celebrating, are you excited yet? I know I am. I’m visiting my mom for the week, and the past couple days have been dedicated to getting the house ready for guests, and preparing as much food ahead of time as possible. Of course,…

White Sangria

Great Resource for Wine Lovers

I love resources that easily further wine education. A co-worker shared these useful tips for wine lovers, and following the breadcrumb trail, I found out that Wine Folly is the producer of these wonderful infographics that you can buy in poster size! They also have posts tailored to your level of wine expertise, so you…


Sometimes Painting Needs a Twist

Over the summer, I experienced the fun that is Painting with a Twist with my mom, cousins, aunt, and grandma. I highly recommend it, because the combination of wine and alcohol is just about perfect. The cost is $35 for a 2 hour session, and $45 for a 3 hour class. All art supplies are…

Hot Spiced Apple Wine

Wine Wednesdays: Chaddsford Spiced Apple

This week, the weather in Philly has returned to temperatures that you expect for October (not the 80-degree weather we had last week), and a chill is in the air. It’s the weather that makes you want to snuggle under comfy blankets when you come home from work, and to start getting ready for Thanksgiving.…

Madria Sangria bottle

Madria Sangria: Just Add Fruit

Sangria has to be one of my favorite drinks. I love how the combination of flavors come together for a truly refreshing drink. And the fruit soaked in alcohol is just an added bonus. My preferred type of sangria has always been white, but as the weather gets colder, I don’t mind a red sangria.…

happy new year

Oh, the Places We’ll Go in 2013

Happy New Year! How were your holidays and how have the first couple weeks of 2013 been for you so far? Have you set any goals for this year? My holidays were very enjoyable. I spent a few days up at my grandparents’ house and got to see the whole family (well, my mom’s side…