Tag Archives: Wine

Five Ways to Make Mom Feel Like a Queen for a Day this Mother’s Day

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are around 43.5 million mothers in the country, who have given birth to nearly 96 million children. With Mother’s Day just around the corner on May 12, 2019, there will be millions of people looking for a unique and thoughtful ways to make mom feel like queen for […]

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Tips for Choosing the Perfect Wine for Your Party or Spring Soirée

According to Wines Vines Analytics, $71 billion worth of wine was purchased in the U.S. in the last year. Clearly, people love to drink wine, including at parties and spring soirées. Those who are planning a party may have many questions when it comes to the wine selection, including what to buy and how much […]

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Five Frugal Wine Gifts Under $40

Photo Courtesy of The Dreaming Tree Wines

If you’re wondering what to get the oenophile in your life this holiday season, there’s certainly no shortage of options—for better or for worse. But, can you actually impress without doing major damage to your bank account? You betcha! Here are 5 wine gifts under $35 sure to satisfy: The Dreaming Tree Wines Cork Speaker […]

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Celebrity Chefs to Convene at the 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival

Photo Credit: Joey Hernandez

There are few annual events that get me as excited as the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival—a week-long extravaganza showcasing the best of San Diego’s flourishing food scene and the talented chefs (and other skilled food and beverage purveyors) that make it all happen. As one of the largest wine and food events […]

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Holiday Wine Gift Giving Etiquette Tips Everyone Should Know

Niceville, FL.  According to the National Retail Federation, retail sales for the holiday season are expected to surpass $655 billion, representing a 3.6 percent increase over the prior year. Online sales, however, are expected to increase as much as 10 percent this year. Many people are shopping for unique gifts, and they are doing it from […]

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José Moro Vineyards: Tradition, Innovation and Social Responsibility

“A great wine is the harmony between space and time.” New York, N.Y.  I was honored recently to dine at Vandal in New York with José Moro, president of Bodegas Emilio Moro and Cepa 21. I discovered a passion and determination in his speech that comes from years of experience and a strong purpose to make Emilio […]

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Greece Today: Safe, Affordable – and More Beautiful Than Ever

Athens, Greece. I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly. The fear-mongering did not work and Greeks voted overwhelmingly last week to say No to Europe’s impossible demands. The island capital of […]

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Italian Cultural Institute Hosts “Milano for the Young Generation”

New York, N.Y.   Fifty selected guests were invited this week to a “one-day-art-event: Nourishment for the Soul” in New York. Hosted by the Comune di Milano and EXPO2015, this event was held in the Italian Cultural Institute on Park Avenue. Representatives of Milan’s government and arts spoke. Photo: John Lee.The event included food and wine, poetry, music, and food for […]

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