Feeling like an insider is unlike anything else — especially when you’re traveling. As a somm, I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy some pretty crazy experiences, so I wanted to put together an insider’s guide to two of my favorite wine regions (Ribera del Duero and Rueda).
Nothing conveys southern comfort like homemade Pimento cheese. This cheesy, southern classic is the the perfect snack for when the craving for something savory strikes. Best of all, this mouthwatering, cheese-filled recipe doubles as both a dip and a spread. Simply serve with your favorite fresh cut veggies and crackers, or spread on sliced bread […]
Craving the savory smokiness that comes from a home cooked brisket, but don’t have the grill to prepare it on? No problem! This super simple BBQ Brisket Without the Smoker recipe is the answer to all of your grilling-without-the-grill needs. Prepare a juicy, mouthwatering brisket in minutes, slathered in a sweet and smoky homemade barbecue […]
One thing’s for sure– come late-spring, the only thing we want in our happy hour glasses is a hefty pour of delicious, fruity Sangria. Over the last few decades, specifically since its introduction to America at the 1964 World Fair, Sangria has become synonymous with barbecues, patios, and warm-weather drinking all over the country.
With constant emails, texting, ringing and pinging, there’s nothing like pressing pause and curling up with a good book. The novelty of cracking open a new cover (or, let’s be real, clicking forward to that first 1% of your e-book) is the ultimate world-escaping experience. It’s the kind of thing that can only be improved […]
At this point in your wine drinking career, you probably know what tapas are. These delicious, shareable snacks are killer any time of year for lunch, dinner, or a light happy hour, especially when paired alongside a glass of crisp white wine (we’re thinking Verdejo). In Spain – where tapas were created – a tradition […]
The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the sunshine finally here to stay. It’s Spring, and we’re ready to celebrate with the most festive outdoor activity of them all: a picnic. No picnic is complete without fruit, bite sized sandwiches, a sweet snack, and of course, a bottle of delicious white wine to […]
Whether it’s a Sunday movie matinée or a Saturday night on the town, we can all agree on one thing: Date night is the best night. There’s nothing quite as special as those few sacred hours each week where you set work drama, parenting exhaustion, and general life stress aside to win back some quality time with your significant […]
One of the universal experiences of 21st century life is busyness. What with trying to keep up with work, exercise, friends, and family, it sometimes feels like we hardly have time for our significant others. And then, when one of you finally puts your foot down and sets up a date night, your weeks of […]