OTBN- A Gift from Gundlach Bundschu

If you are on Twitter and a wine lover, you are probably aware that Saturday was Open That Bottle Night. One of many Twitter-born events that encourages readers to go ahead and open that bottle that you are saving for a special occasion. The bottle IS the special occasion so enjoy it now. Being awarded […]

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A Taste of Home-Lamoreaux Landing

A few weeks ago, I had my first weekend away since becoming a mom four years ago.  When the possibility of a weekend jaunt arose, it was clear where I wanted, no needed, to go-home.  Well, not quite home, but close.  Although I have been in Austin for nearly half of my life, Upstate New York will always be home. So […]

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Playing Catch Up

So, I have a back log of wine pairings/tastings/reviews from recent weeks and rather than inundate with several posts, I am consolidating. Short and sweet. Then I can finally move on to the Lamoreaux Landing winery review from two weeks ago. Here we go- Date Night dinner-Chicken Parmesan with ZD Rosa Lee Barbera(25). This is […]

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Mosaics in the Making-non-potable thoughts

As a mother, I have often felt as if my sensory receptors are short circuiting.  It usually happens at about the time I am pretty sure I just stepped on a Lego that I already picked up twice on my way to referee a squall that has most certainly awakened the dead.  In a few brief […]

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The Brew-Top 25 Beers of 2011

Since this is Superbowl week, it only seemed appropriate to dedicate this week’s post to the brew.  Wine Enthusiast Magazine recently compiled a list of the top 25 craft brews of 2011.  The number one, Don de Dieu, is from Unibroue, the makers of one of my personal favorites, La Fin du Monde.  I am […]

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