Valentine's Day 2018 came and went. How did you spend yours? Valentine's Day for us is not normally momentous. I'm the one between us two that gets excited because of our tradition. For as long as I remember, I've always spent Valentine's Day at home with my family. The one, consistent day in the year … Continue reading Love Traditions
Its complexity from the slight aging, and the evident freshness coming from a 9 year old white wine continues to intrigue me. It's a kind of white though that would go better with some food, as compared to the Allan Scott Sauv Blanc that I can drink like water #justlikemymomma !
It's a short workweek, but a heavy one. Where one would normally find himself in a fun pub after work, gulping a cold bottle of subzero beer, I kickback and treat myself a little with a nice bottle of wine. One of the things that brought my husband and I close back when we were still … Continue reading Wine-ing Down
So finding recipes, food inspirations that pride themselves in being "easy" to follow and "easy" to prepare have been my new thing of late. Except, unless you're a trained cook or are Gordon Ramsey, you find that it's actually not that easy to pull off most of them!
I woke up yesterday with a wild craving for Indonesian food. I toyed a lot with the idea of having dinner at Hey Handsome, a great option and maybe my only legitimate experience with Indonesian food before our mini-honeymoon last November. One of the most exciting things for me in learning about a new culture … Continue reading Alsace and Sambal
The Wineyard series is a section that I would like to dedicate specifically to my visits to different vineyards, wineries and getting to know particular wines from the very core of it - wine production. There is nothing quite like being in the very place, where every single aspect of it influences the final outcome … Continue reading Wineyards: Bordeaux Part 1
Rosé wine is not the most famous, or the easiest type of wine to sell. In fact, until about 4 years ago, I didn't fully understand what it was. All I knew of it was it was not white wine, nor red wine. Just the right kind of pink, drank chilled. At the right temperature, … Continue reading Rosé afternoons