Monthly Archives: May 2012

White Wines for Summertime Sippin’

While the summer solstice may mark the official start of summer as June 20th this year, Memorial Day weekend kicks off the psychological beginning of the season. And while I drink white wines just about any time of year – … Continue reading

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WTOP Radio Wine of the Week – 2009 Bordeaux Vintage

There are a few wines in Bordeaux that are actually a good value from the remarkable 2009 vintage. Click here to listen in to this week’s Wine of the Week segment on WTOP radio Click here to check out the Wine … Continue reading

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2009 Bordeaux – An Investment In Taste

One of the things that really sunk in about the past decade in Bordeaux is that for the first time in recent memory, Bordeaux did not experience any “off” vintages. Not a single one.  And of all the good-to-great vintages, … Continue reading

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A Variety of Red Varietals for Grilling Season

I am excited about summer because it signals the beginning of the grilling season, and I love to grill. I also love red wine – and there is a red wine out there to pair with every grilling option and … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – The Vine Gal

I know that the old adage about gift giving is, “it’s the thought that counts,” but this Mother’s Day, mom thinks it would be wonderful to receive a “tasteful” gift. After all, if you have a mother who loves to … Continue reading

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