Category: Red Wine

Wine on a Dime with Allison Milhorn

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This episode of The Wine Show is a new segment I’m doing with my friend Allison Milhorn called, Wine on a Dime.  We blind tasted 3 wines that my husband Tim picked out and we tried to determine what the grape variety was and if the wine was over $10, under $10, or around $10.Read More…

Malbec and Fear of Flying Episode 9 with Kristi Thompson

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I am terrified to fly but I fly because I love to travel. It’s really the turbulence that gets me and even though I know I’m relatively safe, I still get freaked out. Today’s guest, Kristi Thompson, is a flight attendant with Alaska Airlines.  We have a great chat about why it’s safe to fly,Read More…

What is Beaujolais?

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November seems to be the month for Beaujolais because on the third Thursday of November, the Beaujolais Nouveau’s are released.  Legally only allowed to be released on this date and only sold until the following August, Beaujolais Nouveau is a marketers dream.  The wine is specifically made to be sold directly after that seasons harvest; it’s a fruity,Read More…

Halloween for Grownups-Wine and Candy Guide

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It seems that pairing wine with Halloween candy is a popular trend these days.  Most blog posts pair a certain type of candy with a certain style of wine.  I find this irritating because I don’t just eat Skittles or M&M’s, two candies that pair differently with wine. I eat Snickers, Milky Way’s, Skittles, Starbursts-all ofRead More…