If a restaurant has a sommelier, it’s going to be a higher-end, chef-driven restaurant. Wine experts enthrall their guests with detailed advice on which wine to drink with which appetizer, entrée, and dessert. But when they’re not working, these oenophiles also enjoy the simpler things in life, including sweets and savories from the local 7-11. Because […]
There’s a simple rule when pairing wine and food: Pick a wine that is from the same place as the food is from. It’s easy to see why people would adhere to this received wisdom. What grows together goes together, and chefs and winemakers are intimately knowledgable with each others’ local products. But what about when that’s […]
Let’s just get one thing straight here – dry weddings are the absolute worst. As a transient resident of the self-proclaimed “Bible Belt,” it blows me away when I hear stories of old Georgia families hosting dry weddings.
Whether you’re five years old or 75 years old, everyone loves a good s’more. Bittersweet chocolate topped with gooey marshmallow wedged between two crunchy graham crackers — need we say more? In the same way s’mores are enjoyed by an array of audiences, they are also capable of being enjoyed nearly any time of year.
Aquarius You are basically on vacation, Aquarius. Your future is filled with streamlining strategies for your career. But because the majority of the planets are in the eastern sector of your chart, you should take this month to focus on home and family. You’ll have plenty of time to build your business life in the right […]
Let’s be real here: aside from the actual nuptials, the second most exciting thing on someone’s wedding day is the cocktail and appetizer menu. Anyone planning a reception knows that these crucial food decisions can actually make or break your big party (well, maybe not, but us foodies certainly see it that way).
Yoga and wine — it’s a trend we can all get behind. As vineyards are becoming one with their chakras and conducting yoga classes followed by wine tastings, it’s important to go into these classes with some pairings in mind. Let’s unite our wines, bodies, and spirits together. Mountain Pose – Merlot What’s yoga without morphing […]
Pairing wine and beer with food is an art. Bringing together similar and complementary tastes, finding local ingredients to match where the grapes were grown, and coordinating the weight of the beer to the weight of your food is no small task. It might as well be magic. But when it comes to choosing whether beer […]
Come January and we’re all in the same boat. Most resolution makers begin to take up some form of workout routine. Whether you’re an avid gym-goer all year long or simply a person succumbing to the peer pressure of friends, new goals tend to be set in some way, shape, or form.