Menu and recipes for the weekend
This has been, so far, a World Cup full of surprises and excitement. last minute wins, powerhouses eliminated, first-timers advancing to the next round, amazing goles, and new heroes. Everything we always expect, and more! I am thrilled with this weekend’s matches, and I am already making my shopping list for tomorrow. On the futbol […]Read More ›
Last weekend recap and contest reminder!
What an amazing weekend of food and futbol! I was so glad to see Didier Drogba score a gol for Cote d’Ivoire even though they lost to a powerful, skilled Brasil (albeit with Luis Fabiano’s second gol, which should have been invalid). New Zealand was robbed by an incompetent referee (seems to be an ongoing […]Read More ›
From Sicilia, with love
While working in the wine business, I had the amazing pleasure of meeting Marilena Barbera, whose family owns Cantine Barbera, one of Sicily’s most dynamic and beautiful wineries specializing in native Sicilian grapes, mainly Nero d’Avola and Inzolia. Marilena is one of my favorite people in the whole world, and I look forward to her […]Read More ›
Drink wine for two good causes
I have recently been made aware of a couple of cool wine programs in town that are donating time, money, or both to some good causes. Read on and do your part to help…while enjoying some great wines. The first one came about from a conversation I had at the dog park with Shoreline Grill […]Read More ›