May 8, 2014

The bellini is the Italian version of a mimosa.  Perfect for brunch, this effervescent...

February 4, 2014

For finger food or as main course, any way you present it, this chicken is simply irresistible!

August 18, 2013

Cocktails made with elderflower liqueur are a nice change to your average drink.

January 1, 2013
Champagne Jello Shots

After celebrating New Year's, there is surely bottles of champagne (or sparkling wine) still...

January 1, 2013
Bellini Cookies

These bellini cookies are an awesome treat to make with your leftover Prosecco from New Year...

May 16, 2012
portuguese wine pairing

When a dizzying array of dishes emerge from a kitchen including cured meat, cheese, octopus, and...

May 9, 2012
pairing chex mix and wine

While recently happily snacking on Chex Mix and (naturally) uploading a photo to Facebook, I was...

April 28, 2012
wines spicy hot peppers

Nothing wrong with a cold beer to fan the flames of spicy hot peppers, but there are also some...

January 14, 2012
Champagne Chairs

Hosanna Houser recently shared instructions for these Champagne chairs on the Martha Stewart blog;...

December 31, 2011
cocktail

There is nothing like toasting to the New Year with a glass of bubbly.  The classic choice is...

December 12, 2011

Members of the Australian government have given the all-clear for winemakers to begin using sodium...

October 20, 2011
sangria

This refreshing cocktail is perfect for sipping on in the fall.  Fresh apples and warm cloves...

October 19, 2011

adapted from Minnesota Monthly

August 25, 2011
white wine

Piero Lugano, a 63 year old Italian native artist-come-winemaker, has begun making wine -...

December 4, 2009

A classic cocktail with Italian origins, generally served at celebrations.

November 25, 2009
sparkling wine

Ah, shopping on the day before Thanksgiving.  The crowd makes it a stressful experience even...