Tag Archives: sparkling wine

prosecco & popcorn!

We are not kidding you when we say that this is a magical combination. Picture it. You are sitting at home watching a movie with your significant other, munching on a bowl of buttery salted popcorn. The first few bites …

top 10 wines for spring

One of the great pleasures –and occasionally curses – of living in the Midwest is the changing of the seasons and the change of activities and moods that follow. Who doesn’t love that first seasonal sip of hot cocoa when …

confessions of a….

I have a confession – I’m a Moscato Drinker! Yep, there you have it, I drink Moscato, but I am not the only one. Moscato sales have soared with an astounding 70% increase in 2011. Originally Moscato was that little …

April Pick 24

Spring is officially finally here, YAY! To celebrate I have brought in a couple of fun new wines starting with a bubbly Voveti Prosecco. Vovetti meaning ‘to promise’ is a nice bracing Prosecco that offers vibrant fruit and refreshing bubbles. …

cowgirl creamery

Why do we all at some point in our lives want to be a cowgirl (or cowboy)? For me it was because of Annie Oakley!  Thanks to the stories my parents told me and the movies we watched as a …

Grower Champagnes Sneak Preview

Grower Champagnes are Champagnes that are produced by the same estate that owns the vineyards from which the grapes come. This is more unusual than one might think. Large Champagne houses, such as Veuve Cliquot, Moet & Chandon, Mumm, etc …

Blueberry, Lemon and Brie Scones

We came across this recipe from sommelier and wine writer Natalie MacLean and just had to share. The idea is to innovate this Easter and entice your guests by adding a bit of your favorite fine cheese to Easter brunch. …