Chillable Reds

With fall in the air—not really in Miami, but everywhere else—it’s time to break out the reds. Since it’s still pretty hot and humid down here, I’m breaking out the chillable reds like Domaine Ruet Cote de Brouilly 2016.    The Ruet Family Estate Winery has sat on the terrain of Voujon in Cercié-en-Beaujolais at…

40 Ounce Gamay!?

These days, I just wanna have fun in any way I can—from experimenting in the kitchen to exercising my green thumb in the garden. It’s all about the little things that keep us going. Yesterday, I grabbed a festive outfit for a relatively “fun” workout and thought, “I have a wine that pairs well with…

Falling for Beaujolais

Yesterday was the first day of fall and the high was only 85 degrees (yay)! It doesn’t sound like much, but there was a nice breeze and less humidity in the air. Given those conditions, I felt the need to pull out a red. I had a bottle of 2016 Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages handy, so…

Yes Way, Gamay

I have a confession – I’ve never had Gamay before :X My good friend @megandmerlot is a big fan, so I was excited to try a bottle of 2016 Vignobles Bulliat Moulin-à-Vent. Noël Bulliat and his son Loïc run this family estate that covers 27 hectares in eight different appellations in the heart of the…

An Unexpected Rosé

If you’ve been following my wino journey, then you know that I am a big fan of Rosé. With Miami’s hot and humid climate, it’s the perfect everyday sipper. I recently decided to branch out from my usual Côtes de Provence Rosés and grabbed a bottle of 2017 Bougrier Pure Loire Rosé d’Anjou. Courtesy Famille…