Tempranillo and Tapas

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Tempranillo and Tapas Feeling that flamenco vine?  Need an incredible delicious and versatile wine that won’t cost you your first born child?  Today we’re talking about Tempranillo & Tapas. Pairings with food, Spain’s incredible fruit and a little info on what Tempranillo is. “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” – Virginia Woolf Word of… Read More »

Merlot: After Sideways

Merlot: After Sideways

Merlot: After Sideways There are many movies that have impacted the wine industry. Bottle Shock, Somm, and just making the festival circuits now is, Somm Into the Bottle… but none that has had as much impact as Sideways, a film written and directed by Alexander Payne (insider scoop: Kelly auditioned for him in The Descendants).  This episode… Read More »

4 Lick Your Lips Lodi Reds #106

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4 Lick Your Lips Lodi Reds Most of us are very familiar with Napa and Sonoma, but did you know some of the largest suppliers of grapes to the Napa wineries are in Lodi, California? What are the reasons for so many buying grapes from Lodi? Well, to name a few: the extraordinary growing conditions, the… Read More »

Trendy Graduation Gifts #94

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Graduation. It’s happy, it’s sad, it’s progress! The graduate in your life is excited about the future whether they be graduating from high school, college, med school or law school. They’ve invested untold hours, blood sweat and tears to get there and now are on the precipice of their next adventure. How do you give… Read More »

10 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home #92

10 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home #92

It’s time to bring that outdoor brilliance into your living space. It’s been a heck of a winter and summer is finally here! It’s so beautiful outdoors and time to bring some rejuvenation into the living space. But where to start? How much to spend? What to do? You could go mad with the decisions… Read More »

Traveling Lusciously Light #91

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Travel. It’s seems simple enough. Make a few arrangements, Buy a ticket, get on plane, take off and arrive. Unfortunately it’s not that easy. Besides getting lose ends, pets, and coverage for while your away there is the almighty anxiety of packing. Not the act but the planning the right outfits. Not forgetting key items.… Read More »