Blushing Bubbles – A Ladies Champagne Experience

Blushing Bubbles – A Ladies Champagne Experience

In case you missed “Blushing Bubbles – A Ladies Champagne Experience,” here are a few photos from the event.  Thanks again to FatCork.com for supplying all of our delicious pink grower bubbly, Gimme Some Sugar for the decadent champagne chocolate truffles and Juliet Douglas of Green Orchid Events for helping to co-host the event with [...]

The Flower Shop – A Spring Inspired WINEtail

The Flower Shop – A Spring Inspired WINEtail

The Story: While out shopping a few weeks ago, I passed by the floral department of my local grocery store and caught a whiff of the most delicious scent.  Like a dog on the hunt, I flared my nostrils and wiggled my nose to determine where the smell was coming from.  On a small table near [...]

Drink Well Soon – A Wine “Bouquet”

Drink Well Soon – A Wine “Bouquet”

The Story: It’s that old familiar smell of death and disease; a scent I can’t shake even if I try due to months spent engulfing its wickedness.  When studying wine, you’re taught to commit scents to memory, but this is one I would rather forget.  It all started on September 11th, 2001, a day of [...]

Sipping Into Spring

Sipping Into Spring

I’m not sure if people realize how much weather plays a role in choosing what wine to drink.  Don’t you find yourself craving something warm and spicy during winter and a wine that is crisp and refreshing during summertime?  See what I mean? Although the Midwest is seeing a major snowstorm, flowers are starting to [...]

Saignée – True “Blood”

Saignée – True “Blood”

I was nervous. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m a serious fan of bubbly.  If I had my way, I would drink champagne and other such incredible versions of sparkling wine like it was water.  I had recently reached out to Juliet from Green Orchid Events about co-hosting a ladies’ Champagne tasting. [...]