Italian Vibes

With so many of my friends traveling to Italy in the next year, I had craving for the comfort of some spaghetti and meatballs (it’s not authentic, but whatevs). I had to pair the meal with a wine, so I grabbed a bottle of 2015 Cecchi Chianti Classico. Established in 1893, Cecchi (pronounced check-ee, which…

Bears & Cabs

The nickname for my dog is Bodhi Bear – Bear for short. So I was giggling when I saw this Toasted Head Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, which features a fierce-looking bear on the label (the same look my Bodhi has when she’s hungry). Named for the traditional practice of toasting barrel heads and staves to impart…