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Monthly Archives: March 2009

Ruby Tuesday’s Wine Flights

After handing off the car at the Times Square Hilton in New York City, we were ready to check into our room and then head out for an early evening dinner. Just a few feet away from the Hilton, Ruby Tuesday offered casual dining. At 5:15 PM we had no trouble getting seated and catching […]

Winery for Sale

I always find it a bit sad when I see a winery for sale. Even more so, when it is a winery that I have visited and written an article about the experience. This morning as I was perusing the Internet, I decided to look at a site that lists wineries for sale. I saw […]

Eat, Drink and Travel Locally

With the uncertainty of the economy, many are cutting expenses in several areas. One of these areas is travel. In recent Internet travel discussions, authors point out that the airline industry, hotels, restaurants and theme parks all have seen a decrease in usage. Winery and vineyard tasting rooms are likely going to see a downturn […]

Wine Flights

Wine flights can offer a better way to taste wines in winery tasting rooms. The first wine flight that we encountered was at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua, New York. We chose our wine flights and after making our selections, the wine attendant provided us with a paper placemat that included […]

Presque Isle Wine Cellars –Dornfelder Wine

We opened a bottle of Lake Erie Dornfelder 2007 produced by Presque Isle Wine Cellars in Pennsylvania. Aged in oak for 10 months and with 11 percent alcohol, this wine offered earthy aromas with nuances of fragrant wild violets. The smooth taste was accompanied by currant nuances and the wine finished crisp with mild tannins. We […]

Cheap Wine?

What is a cheap wine? I read a blog yesterday that was talking about cheap wines. As I read the other blog, I quickly realized that it was referring to the price of a bottle of wine. I don’t know about you but when I hear the word cheap, I tend to think of something of low […]

Michigan International Wine Expo, April 3-4

Would you like the opportunity to taste domestic and international wines? The Michigan International Wine Expo in Novi, Michigan scheduled for April 3-4, 2009 will give attendees the opportunity to taste a range of wines. Wines will be available from wineries in Argentina, Italy, Spain, Germany, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Chile. In addition, […]

Habitat for Humanity and Kite Flying at a Virginia Winery

  Three Fox Vineyards in Virginia has designed a creative way to have fun flying kites and giving to a charity – Habitat for Humanity. On Saturday, March 28, from 12pm to 5pm, Three Fox Vineyards will be celebrating their 1st Annual “Kite Flight.” This is an event for all ages. Help a charity, have […]

Winery Supports Saving Whales

Yesterday as I was browsing the Internet, I discovered a winery in Washington State that supports saving whales. Hoodsport Winery supports Orca Network and has a category of wines called Orca Series. The Orca Network is an organization devoted to saving the whales of the Pacific Northwest. According to information on the winery’s website, “The […]

Friday Night, What to Have for Dinner and a Bottle of Wine

As with many people, when Friday rolls around I am often tired from the week’s work. Yes, travel, tasting, writing, editing and publishing can take it toll over a week. So it was last Friday when at 6:00 pm I hadn’t prepared anything for dinner. So I was off to the kitchen, but first a […]

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