Uncategorized

30 Days of Gratitude…an Annual Challenge!

Every November for the past few years, I have engaged in a gratitude challenge. It has helped me to make sure I focus on the things I am grateful for in my life and to bring that appreciation and joy into the lives of those around me. If you are interested in learning more about… Continue reading 30 Days of Gratitude…an Annual Challenge!

What's In My Glass

2010 Dancing Bear Ranch Cab Blend, Cakebread

Not by choice, but necessity. This was one of many wines that had compromised corks. Sigh. But...it was good we opened it. The fruit still shines...vanilla and cherry cola notes, with hints of ginger, allspice, and black pepper on the nose. On the pallet, the vanilla cola and cherry tobacco sing, thanks to balanced tannins… Continue reading 2010 Dancing Bear Ranch Cab Blend, Cakebread

Uncategorized

Losing Wine…How to Say Goodbye when Tragedy Strikes

My world suffered a significant loss this week... After an amazing getaway to Ojo Caliente with my husband to celebrate our 18th wedding anniversary, we returned home to an overheated house. And when I say overheated, I mean a HOT house. The furnace never turned off (that will be a fun gas bill!) while we… Continue reading Losing Wine…How to Say Goodbye when Tragedy Strikes

Uncategorized

Wine 201: A Follow Up to Wine 101

Here are the terms, in order, that I reviewed on the 23 Mar 19 podcast over at Ladies Chit Chat Club. Varietal is a term used to describe a single type of Vitis Vinifera  or wine grape. Vitis Vinifera is the Latin name for wine producing grapes that originated in the Viticulture is the process of growing… Continue reading Wine 201: A Follow Up to Wine 101