Weeknight Wine: Reservoir Road Pinot Noir

reservoir road pinot noir

This Reservoir Road Pinot Noir from B Vinters is a lovely weeknight wine to have with most meals. Its versatility lends itself to a variety of dishes from spicy curries to fresh pasta dishes. About this Pinot Noir A vibrant wine with berry flavors a smoky overtone, this South African Pinot Noir comes from B

Bourbon Honey Smash {made with Four Roses}

Roses Honey Smash

I’ve been enjoying cocktails up on my roof deck these past few weeks, and thought you’d want to hear about the latest one I tried: a Bourbon Honey Smash made with handcrafted Four Roses Bourbon. It’s a classic cocktail shaken with clover honey for a sweet-refreshing-citrusy drink. If you’re going to enjoy this cocktail with dinner, know

Raspberry Margarita with Ginger + Black Pepper

Raspberry Black Pepper Ginger Margarita

I’ve got to tell you about this tequila I recently discovered: Corralejo Reposado Tequila. If you like tequila, you must try this one. It’s packaged in an adorable bottle, which is more petite than you can tell in this photo. But good things come in small packages and this tequila is most definitely proof of that, making

Templeton Rye Whiskey Lemonade

Templeton Lemonade

We’ve been mixing up some high-caliber cocktails for you to try this summer, and this boozy whiskey lemonade is at the top of the list. Containing Templeton Rye, plus fresh lemon juice, it’s one of those refreshing drinks to sip before a weekend dinner, or whenever you have a bit more time to linger. Templeton Rye’s tagline

Olive-Salted Chopin Vodka Martini

Sunday, June 18th, is both National Martini Day and Father’s Day. Let’s toast these occasions with a straight-up Olive-Salted Chopin Vodka Martini. It’s an easy-to-make at home cocktail. And what makes a great martini? In my opinion, it’s using a top-shelf, great-tasting vodka. Which is why I want to tell you about Chopin Potato Vodka;

Clos du Gaimont Vouvray 2015

At a glance: Clos du Gaimont Vouvray is a dry, refreshing, crisp and fruity wine. It pairs well with seafood and spicy food. If you’re looking for a well-balanced white to enjoy with dinner, try this Clos du Gaimont Vouvray: it’s round and ripe, clean and dry, with crisp fruity overtones. It’s a refreshing choice when paired

Angels & Cowboys Rosé 2015


We’re in the midst of rosé season and I couldn’t resist telling you about this offering from Angels & Cowboys, and it’s not just because of the intriguing name. The 2015 vintage, made in a traditional French style, is a pretty pale pink with mineral notes, citrus fruit and slight floral notes. As you’re making

The Lakshmi—Made with Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur

Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune and abundance and we created this rich cocktail in her honor. We can’t promise drinking this will bring you prosperity, but it will be a rich experience. That much is certain. The Lakshmi’s main ingredient: Dorda Double Chocolate Liqueur, which is real chocolate melted down and paired

Bucatini Carbonara {Paired with Ferrari Brut Rosé}

I have a special wine and food pairing for you, which I enjoyed recently at a tasting of Ferrari Wines. What’s special is that I have notes from both the chef and Ferrari’s third-generation wine maker on what makes the carbonara and Brut Rosé a great match. This is something you can easily make for your next dinner

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