National Pinot Grigio Day

I’m all about celebrating special occasions—from the smallest moments to major milestones—so I couldn’t wait to celebrate National Pinot Grigio Day on May 17. In anticipation of the holiday, I put together a glam picnic “how-to” with Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio as the centerpiece.   Mezzacorona has been crafting Estate Grown wines since 1904. Located at…

Love at First Taste: Virginia Wine Month

What do you know about Virginia wine? I didn’t know much myself until I took a trip up to “the Commonwealth” during Virginia Wine Month (October) to see what it was all about. Virginia may not be the first place that pops in your head when you think of wine, but their viticultural history predates…

A Taste of Austria

I’m always curious about diving in to new regions, so when my friend @jcerda82, a certified sommelier with a lot of knowledge, was tasting through Austria, I knew I had to do the same. For my first taste of Austria, I grabbed a bottle of 2016 Kremser Wachtberg Grüner Veltliner Kremstal DAC Reserve. Wine growing…

Poolside with Prosecco

Since summer is coming to a close, I spent this Labor Day weekend poolside with friends and Prosecco. Nothing screams “farewell, sweet summer” more than a bubbly drink in your hand while lounging on a pool inflatable (I had a vibrant rubber duck). For lunch, we wanted something light and bright – as you should…