Tag: red wine

Wine and Dessert Challenge 2017

Wine and Dessert Pairing Week 2 (1)

Do you make New Year resolutions?  Normally I have the usual list: lose weight, workout more, save money.  I start out excited and motivated but by the end of the year, nothing has really changed too much.  This year, rather than the traditional resolutions,  I wanted to accomplish something that felt good and perhaps learn something along the way.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…

Food and Wine Pairing Tricks for Busy Moms


Pairing food and wine does not need to be complicated, stuffy, or give you anxiety while planning a dinner party. After all, it’s just food and juice. But pairing food and wine can make the food and the wine taste way better which is why so may people make such a fuss about it.