Cheese, Holiday Wines, What's In My Glass, wine, Wine and Food Pairing

5280 Wine Tasting with The Mandy Connell Show (And Some Costco Options to Consider)

As we grapple with the latest 2020 has offered up to us, many of us are finding our holiday plans altered or even canceled. Even if your family gathering may not be quite the same as it has been in past years, it can still be a time for celebration, gratitude, good food, and of… Continue reading 5280 Wine Tasting with The Mandy Connell Show (And Some Costco Options to Consider)

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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