Holiday Dinner – some rights reserved by Maggie
The table is set. You’re excited to have friends and family at your holiday dinner. Or perhaps you are an invited guest and you’d like to bring a bottle of wine to your hosts. Whatever the reason, choosing a beautiful bottle of wine for one of the most anticipated meals of the year can be daunting. When choosing a lovely holiday meal wine, what’s a wine lover to do? Continue reading
Personalized Wine Labels
It’s holiday season once again, and that means it’s time to pick out gifts for the special people in your life. For the wine lovers on your list, I’d like to put in a plug for the personalized wines I offer through WineShop At Home, the Napa winery I’m affiliated with. Continue reading
Illustration by Robyn Lee
With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, it’s time to pick out your wines for this festive celebration. I’ve said this for the past few years, but I’ll say it again. Sparkling wine is your best bet!
Stacy Slinkard, Wine Expert with About.com, says it well. “From appetizers, to white and dark turkey meat, mashed potatoes, yams, herb-filled stuffing, cranberry relish, pickled this and peppered that, all the way to pumpkin or pecan pie – is there truly a single wine that can take you seamlessly from start to finish? Enter, sparkling wines – an increasingly popular pairing partner… Sparkling wines bring both elegance and phenomenal food-pairing versatility to virtually any meal, but with Thanksgiving these wines really shine.” Continue reading