Tag Archives: red wine

Casal Thaulero Sangiovese

I like free stuff.  I love entertaining.  So hosting a Stella & Dot jewellery party was a no brainer.  You invite your friends, family, neighbours, and mom’s friend’s over and supply some appies and wine, while they shop for trendy … Continue reading

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Gabbiano Chianti 2010

There is something so satisfying with strapping on an apron, pouring a glass of wine, and cooking up a storm.  It makes me feel like a housewife from the 60s and I love it.     It makes it feel … Continue reading

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Jackson-Triggs Proprietor’s Reserve Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc reminds me of that unfortunate kid who is always compared to his perfect sibling.  In this case, the favoured sibling is Cabernet Sauvignon.  Poor Cabernet Franc.  Each statement about Cab Franc compares it to Cabernet Sauvignon.  It can’t … Continue reading

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Masi Campofiorin 2008

Disappoint [dis-uh-point] to fail to fulfill the expections or wishes of. Disappointment sucks, eh?  Lately The Husband and I have been super disappointed with “The Office”.  Every Thursday we cling to this little bit of hope that we’ll see a … Continue reading

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Casillero Del Diablo Merlot

My husband isn’t a wine-drinker.  He’s much happier with a thick and frothy Guiness or a cold amber glass of Appleton Rum on the rocks.  That means that when it’s just the two of us out for dinner, I have to … Continue reading

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Folonari Valpolicella Class

I shall preface this post by claiming I am not a raging alcoholic.  On a typical week, I drink less than a bottle of wine.  This, of course, depends on what my social life is like – dinner out, drinks … Continue reading

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Wolf Blass Yellow Label Cabernet Sauvignon

“That’s a lovely accent you have. New Jersey?”  “Austria.” ” Austria! Well, then. G’day mate! Let’s put another shrimp on the barbie!” Australia.  The Land Down Under (where women glow and men plunder).  Home of the koala, kangaroo, and vegemite sandwich.   Also the sixth … Continue reading

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