Heading into the weekend like…🛵

I grabbed myself this Subject to Change Wine Co. FKA Mixtape Real Heads Will Know 2020 because it looked like fun in a bottle. Subject to Change makes wines with a strong character that are unique, fresh, and sometimes offbeat. From Mendocino, California, the winery sources grapes exclusively from organic vineyards and makes the wines…

Wrapping + Wine

The holiday season is in full swing and I’m in full-blown gift-wrapping mode. Since childhood, my family would load up on all the gift-wrapping fixings the day after Christmas in preparation for the next year. From ornament name tags to ribbons and bows, my mom and aunt would pull out all the stops and I…

rub a dub, Wine in the tub

These days, I find myself trying to relax and unwind more often than not—sometimes even in the tub. On the latest edition of light-candles-and-soak-before-you-lose-your-damn-mind, I brought a bottle of Matthiasson Chardonnay Linda Vista 2018 to accompany my search for a “serenity now” moment (Seinfeld, anyone?). I had been wanting to try Matthiasson wines for a…

Chablis and Me

Early on in my wine journey, I wasn’t a big fan of Chardonnay—I had drunk too many California butter bombs—until I met Chablis. From the northernmost wine district of the Burgundy region in France, Chablis is my favorite expression of Chardonnay.

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…

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…

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,…

No Risk, No Reward

Life is all about calculated risks – measuring out the risk versus the reward of each and every choice we take. I calculated the risk of drinking this whole bottle of 2018 Calculated Risk Chardonnay ;p I couldn’t find much information about the history or background of this wine, except that it’s made by Austin…

Hooray for Chardonnay

Even though Chardonnay is one of the most diverse—and most planted—white wine grapes in the world, I am just giving it the respect it deserves. Many years ago, I didn’t like the buttery, oaky flavors and just wrote it off. Since I’ve been on this wino journey, I’ve given it other tries—with different regions and…

Costco Chablis

As you all know, I am a self-proclaimed Costco disciple. From the wine section to the cheese aisle, I’m all in! During my last visit, I stopped by a different Costco and found a variety of new items including a 2016 Chablis Grand Premier Cru for $17.99. With a price tag like that, I had…