Tag Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

Trend Alert: Holiday Party Passings

Last week, I traveled to my day job’s corporate headquarters in Chicago for a conference. As part of the event, there was a cocktail hour, and I was pleased to see modern wine options: Sauvignon Blanc for the white and Pinot Noir … Continue reading

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A Lobster a Day…

…keeps the doctor away? I’m pretty sure that’s not the saying – unless you are on Cape Cod like I was this past weekend! Yep, lobster has a spot on nearly every menu in this vacation spot just outside Boston … Continue reading

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Reapings from an American Harvest

What are you looking for in a fine dining experience? This week, I enjoyed a dinner out at American Harvest Eatery in Springfield, Illinois. If you have the opportunity to try it, please go. It really is a treat! After that … Continue reading

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A Red and White for a Spring Night

Temperatures are rising, and sipping a glass of wine on the deck is a great way to make any night special. This past weekend, I started working through my Sonoma finds, and I found two bottles to share with my … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week – A Silky Summer Sipper

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After the WWG’s Chardonnay day, it’s time to pick a winner. Which one should you invite over for the weekend? Drum roll please… Continue reading

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Tasting – I Hate Chardonnay, Right?

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I hate Chardonnay, or at least, I have a strong aversion to ever picking it off a menu or off the shelf at my local wine store. In general, I object to the toasty, buttery flavors that dominate many wines in this varietal. In a recent sommelier class, though, I learned that I probably shouldn’t be giving Chardonnay such a hard time… Continue reading

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