Tag Archive for wine

CalNaturale Wine

I’ve been exploring wine quite a bit recently (that’s not code for just getting drunk, though it could be), and trying out more of my mom’s fave Cameron Hughes (click here for $25 off your first order), perhaps encouraged by last year’s press trip to Loudoun County, VA with a total wine guru. When I…

Feel Good Friday 111811

Feel Good Friday is a roundup of the things that made me feel good or that I’m grateful for all week. Join me and leave your Feel Goods in the comments! Classic Pass! Let the skiing and snowboarding commence! Matsu Mondays … I ate FOUR handrolls. Is that a new record? Elk burgers. Holy yum.…

Aspen: Wine and Heels

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend Aspen’s latest ladies’ night craze: Wine in Heels. It’s a women-only (save for a few media men) wine and food pairing geared toward educating women about wine and food and creating networking opportunities. It works. Wine in Heels is hosted on top of the Dancing…

Cameron Hughes Obsession + $25 coupon!

As someone who once wrote email marketing newsletters for a living, I like to think I am immune to sales pitches. I clearly am not. When Cameron Hughes told me that his new Lot 228 Muscato d’Asti was the ultimate summer wine, something resonated with me. I promptly ordered 3 bottles. And then drank two…

ASPEN: Food & Wine Classic

I just got back from an Aspen Business Luncheon with Food & Wine Publisher and Vice President Christina Grdovic. She was an excellent, fast-paced speaker, and her talk really got me jazzed about the upcoming weekend! Even though I don’t have passes to the actual events, there’s plenty for me to do … ASPEN magazine,…

Austin Food & Wine Festival

… just another way Austin and Aspen are uniquely synchronized: The Austin Food & Wine Festival C3 Presents with Chef Tyson Cole, Chef Tim Love & Jesse Herman are creating the Austin Food & Wine Festival March 30-April 1, 2012 in locations throughout Austin. It is presenting sponsor Food & Wine (yep, the same as…

Austin: For Japan

A couple of really cool events coming up benefit Japan. Here’s a rundown: Wine for the Win TRIO will donate 50% of the total revenue of all wine bottles sold now through Wednesday, March 30 to the Red Cross to aid in Japan’s emergency relief efforts. The wine promotion applies to every bottle of wine…

Austin: Top Texas Wines

I love wine, and I love wine from Texas.With more than 215 wineries, Texas is the fifth-largest wine producing state and seventh-largest grape producer. In the first-ever Texas Sommelier Tasting, nearly a dozen sommeliers and wine experts blind tasted more than 100 Texas wines to select their favorites. The cool thing about Texas wines is…