Everything Happens for a Riesling

Years ago, I used to be one of those people who thought all Riesling was sweet. Boy, was I glad to be wrong. Over the years, I’ve tried many styles of Rieslings from different regions. One of my latest bottles (a whole liter) was Weingut Brand Riesling Feinherb 2018. Founded in 1891, Brand winery has…

FLX on my Mind

I’ve got the Finger Lakes (FLX) on my mind all the time thanks to my northeast friends, like Adrian, Meg, and Nicole. Shit, Katie even ventured out there recently. The Finger Lakes are located in the heart of New York State, about a four-hour drive northwest of New York City. There are 11 individual lakes…

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…

Riesling and a Praying for Rain

Up until recently, it had been so hot and dry in Miami that my landscape was truly a depressing sight. But my plants were thirsty and so was I! I grabbed a 2018 A to Z Wineworks Riesling to pass the time faster while watering my plants. I tried their Pinot Gris way back, so…

Sipping in the Big Apple

This past week, I took a trip with the family to the Big Apple—a winter girl’s trip with my stepmom and two little sisters. As the plane was touching down, I was finishing up a chapter of Cork Dork that featured the wine bar Terrior. It was also recommended by my friend Meg & Merlot….

Rolling with Some Riesling

The last time I had a Riesling was probably six years ago. It was super sweet—the kind of wine that gives you a nasty hangover in the morning, but since I started this wine diary, I’ve been trying to expand my wine repertoire. I was a little apprehensive when I grabbed this Pewsey Vale Vineyard…