Wine ramblings from a WSET Level 3 certified wine lover.


Von Buhl Riesling

Das ist gut wein! While at ProWein last year, I had the opportunity to taste so many wines that my palate could hardly contain itself.

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Casa Madero Chardonnay & Chenin Blanc

Oh, Mexico. It sounds so simple I just got to go. Hardly the first origin that comes to mind with regard to wine. Tequila, ok, now we’re talking, but wine?

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Catrala Merlot

This Merlot and a pasta party for two. I must admit, I, like many, fell victim to the anti-Merlot movement after Sideways. I’ve yet to meet a grape I don’t like, I just simply thought […]

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100 Barricas de Chile

What a treat! Best paired with a tasty barbecue while celebrating the decision to make a major life change.

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Cantina del Valdarno Superiore Chianti

A $6.99 Giant Eagle special, far from superiore. This is a Chianti best paired with an episode of Derek, while laughing out loud with your mother at Gervais’ brilliant screen writing and acting.

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Ramirana Trinidad Vineyard

It was one of those gatherings where you start off with some sparkling and cheese, move on to a lighter red with more cheese, and then need a power player to stand up to that […]

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Châteauneuf du Pape Rouge

Château Cabrières Châteauneuf du Pape 1988. A year younger than me and a wine I absolutely love to pronounce. A very special gift from one of the best, it is a bottle I never imagined I […]

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Norton Bubbles & Honey Sriracha Chicken

Friends, sparkling wine is so much more than a celebratory drink or a fancy aperitif. It’s a glorious crispy sensation in every sip that pairs with a plethora of flavors and textures.

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Yellow Tail Merlot

I wanted to explore Yellow Tail a bit, and more so, I wasn’t looking to spend much money. A girl still needs her glass of wine every now and then no matter the funds, especially […]

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Sofia Pinot Noir

Sofía. (Insert here emoji face with hearts as eyes.) One of my favorite wines, this bottle a gift from a dear friend for the last year of my twenties, more than worthy of my inaugural […]

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