MWWC #33 Once Upon A Time

This month’s wine writing challenge (#33 if you’re keeping track or ignored the title of this post) is Once Upon A Time, which was selected by last month’s winner Wining with Mel. To most people, Once upon a time probably makes them think of a plethora of Grimm fairy tales or perhaps a certain tv show, but … Continue reading MWWC #33 Once Upon A Time

Have Wine? Will Travel!

This month’s wine writing challenge is TRAVEL, as selected by last month’s winner: the hilarious and enlightening Loie of Cheap Wine Curious. Of course, my first thought was to write about Napa, the first place I traveled for wine–but then I remembered I’ve already written about my trip and since I haven’t had the chance … Continue reading Have Wine? Will Travel!

MWWC #17: Epiphany

This month’s wine writing challenge is Epiphany, as selected by last month’s winner John, The Wine Raconteur.  The first thing that came to mind was The Burgundy.  But I feel quite certain you are sick of hearing about it….so, I thought I’d be bold and try something else. The second best thing about working in … Continue reading MWWC #17: Epiphany

Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I feel like I should offer you a bit of history before the tequila starts flowing.  I mean, if you’re going to be celebrating, at least know what happened. [side note: yes, I know that I’m interrupting a birthday trip but needs must, as I would feel neglectful if I didn’t mention … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo

The Mother Sauces

No, these aren’t your mother’s sauces–these are THE Mother Sauces.  I mean, your mother may in fact make them, but maybe not.  Anyway lately they’ve been everywhere in my life.  Except in my kitchen–ain’t nobody got time for that! For those of you who don’t study French cuisine, they are the five sauces upon which … Continue reading The Mother Sauces