Florida Local

Fall is my favorite time of year in Orlando when the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival makes its annual appearance. The popular event offers locals and tourists the opportunity to taste their way around the world on an unforgettable tour of eclectic cultures, global cuisines and wine offerings. Among the many stops along theRead more

Riesling Hour

I had the opportunity to participate in the Finger Lakes 2012 Vintage Riesling Launch this past weekend, courtesy of the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance. Riesling Hour is a virtual annual event where participants gather across the globe to taste (and discuss) the current Riesling vintage. The event hashtag, #FLXwine, was the #2 trending topic on twitter that evening.Read more

Local Flavors

Last month I attended the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort. A food and wine lover’s paradise, the event is held yearly, and offers locals and tourists a great opportunity to experience outstanding food, fun and entertainment. In year’s past, the other 46 states have been featured, with Virginia, Hawaii andRead more

TasteNY with Hudson-Chatham Winery

My timing is terrible these days. Almost a month has passed since I had the opportunity to participate in the TasteNY event with Hudson-Chatham Winery. I’ll blame it on the abundance of great local wine I’ve had of late that has managed to divert my attention from writing this recap. In one sentence, TasteNY isRead more

Discover Monticello

When I received the invite for the “Discover Monticello” wine tasting event, I thought it would be an opportune time to invite a few wine newbies. Not only would I take the opportunity to introduce everyone to Virginia wine, but also educate my friends about the different varieties and styles of wine helping put VirginiaRead more

Mountfair Vineyards 2008 Wooloomooloo

Wooloomooloo [wu’ lu mu’ lu] noun – a mythical spirit that roams the Blue Ridge Mountains. The wine, a Bordeaux-style red blend from Mountfair Vineyards, was recently featured in a Twitter virtual release event last month, coordinated and hosted by fellow blogger and friend Frank Morgan, from Drink What You Like. Not only was thisRead more

TasteNY

I rarely get the chance to enjoy New York wines. Blame it on distribution or the simple fact I live in Florida, New York wines usually don’t find their way to the shelves of my local wine shops. So when I received word that TasteNY was coming back for a second year in a row,Read more