Exploring the Finger Lakes at Camp

When you think of the best wine growing regions in America, where does your mind wander to? Some may say California or Oregon but there is way more depth to winemaking in this country—think east coast. Yes, east coast. This past month, I spent a few days in the Finger Lakes, NY and learned why…

Third Birthday Party & Giveaway

Alexa’s Wine Diary is celebrating its third birthday and I want you to be a part of the celebration! On July 22 at 6pm EST, join the party on Instagram Live, where I will invite three special guests to be part of the festivities: Nicole Muscari, Grape ChicAlessandra Esteves, Florida Wine Academy and 305 WinesDrew…

Wine in the Time of Corona(virus)

From restaurants to attractions closing their doors, it’s hard not to wonder how everything is going to turn out. Luckily, you can do your part to help small businesses stay afloat. This one is for my Miami winos—a shopping guide for local wine in a time of Coronavirus.

Vino Sips at Vinosummit

Whenever I’m passionate about something, I just dive right in and immerse myself in it. I started blogging about wine as a self-taught hobby but started taking classes and going to tastings whenever possible. The world of wine is so expansive and there is always something new to learn, so I was thrilled to see…

Join Me at VinoSummit

Curious about blind tasting? Want to explore old world versus new world? How do you untangle Barolo and Brunello? And what’s the deal with sparkling wine? Get the answers to all these questions and more at VinoSummit, presented by Florida Wine Academy, March 8-9, 2020 at The Biltmore Hotel. Join me for the first conference…

Wining in Lebanon

I’m always excited to dive into a new region, so I was particularly thrilled when Florida Wine Academy invited me to a special tasting of wines from Lebanon⁠—especially since my family, down the line, is Lebanese (thought you knew everything about me, ha!) Winemakers from Terre Joie and Sept Winery traveled far across the pond…

Master Somm Certified-Sips at Disney Springs

One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is head up to Orlando and visit Disney World. They have the best decorations, the weather is so crisp, and, honestly, it’s just magical place to be. To kick off the festivities, I stopped by Wine Bar George in Disney Springs for some dinner…

Don Melchor in Miami

‘Tis the season for events, which can even be said about the wine scene in Miami.

A Taste of Argentina with Luigi Bosca

As much as I would love to spend my time traveling the world and drinking wine, it’s not my everyday reality. Luckily, wine has a way of transporting you anywhere in the world with just one sip. This past week, I was invited to a Bodega Luigi Bosca wine tasting at The Setai, Miami Beach,…

A Taste of Italy at Wine by the Bay

Thinking back to my last wine tasting at Wine by the Bay, where we explored some wines and vines of Italy. Owner Stefano Campanini always does a great job of presenting the wines and giving background. Below was the roster for the night. 2017 Fonzone Greco di Tufo DOCG, Campania | This wine comes from…