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Rosés or Roses?

I’ll take the Rosés, please! From Italy and France, here are my two current favorite Rosés perfect for everyday or a little gift for that special someone (instead of or with the roses)! Santa Cristina Cipresseto Toscana IGT Rosato 2014 Variety: Sangiovese and other complimentary varieties from Tuscany Aroma: Red fruits Taste: A bold yet […]

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Rosé d’assiette: Perfect Summer Food Pairing Wines

Rosé has continued to be my favorite wine this summer. As it’s the last unofficial weekend of summer with lots of cookouts, I wanted to bring Rosés that would stand up nicely with bigger foods that were being served. Often Rosé can be too light to pair well with food, but rosé d’assiette, or “plate” in French, […]

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Summer Rosé Favorites

I’ve enjoyed many new Rosés this summer from Virginia to Italy to France. And as the last weekend of summer is upon us, I’m enjoying a glass of it on the deck. I thought I’d share with you my favorite new Rosé discoveries of the season. 2011 VieVité Rosé Variety: 30% Cinsault, 30% Syrah, 20% Grenache, 20% […]

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West Coast Book Tour Wine & Travel Adventures: Sarver Winery

One of the great things about a West Coast Book Launch Tour (for my new book, KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Paris, France) was the great travel and wine experiences to be had…from Washington to Oregon to California! After Washington, we hit Oregon and THE region for Pinot Noir in the U.S….Willamette Valley. Sarver Winery was our […]

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West Coast Book Tour Wine & Travel Adventures: Treveri Cellars

One of the great things about a West Coast Book Launch Tour (for my new book, KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Paris, France) is there were great travel and wine experiences to be had…from Washington to Oregon to California! We started in Seattle which meant Washington wine. Just into town, a friend gave us a bottle […]

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