Wine

A Review of Rex Pickett’s Book: Vertical

A Review of Rex Pickett’s Book: Vertical

I’m not your typical movie-goer who laughs out loud in the theater. You might get a smirk or smile from me time to time, but I am definitely not vocal with my amusement. The same goes for books. It takes a lot to make me […]

Wine of the Week: J.L. Quinson Beaujolais Villages

Wine of the Week: J.L. Quinson Beaujolais Villages

Trader Joe’s is a little bit of a drive away from me so when I go, I generally stock up on affordable wine because… well, if I can have a somewhat decent wine at a reasonable price, why not? This is what Wine of the […]

Wine of the Week: Kissing Tree Vineyards White Merlot

Wine of the Week: Kissing Tree Vineyards White Merlot

Local, local, local. That has been the theme for Wine of the Week lately because I’ve discovered how displaced Texas’ reputation for winemaking is. We have the 2nd largest viticultural area in the United States- that says something, but we don’t get nearly as much attention […]

40 Unique Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers

40 Unique Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers

It’s no secret that I love wine and judging from my audience/page views you guys love it, too! One would assume that it’s easy to buy for a wine lover, but that’s not always the case. We all have different tastes, so buying us a […]

Wine of the Week: Helotes Creek Winery Malbec

Wine of the Week: Helotes Creek Winery Malbec

We’re going local this week, Wine Lovers! It turns out that there are quite a few hidden gems in Texas that produce really good wine and deserve more buzz!! The wine I’m reviewing this week is from Helotes Creek Winery, a quaint winery located in […]

Wine of the Week: Trader Joe’s Shiraz

Wine of the Week: Trader Joe’s Shiraz

Heeding the wise advice of my sister and a dear friend, I made my way over to Trader Joe’s and bought numerous bottles of their “2 Buck Chuck” in various blends. I’ve been spending quite enough money on wine lately, and supposedly this stuff isn’t […]

Texas Wine Revolution Giveaway

Texas Wine Revolution Giveaway

At the end of the day, (and with a big glass of wine in my hand), my husband and I always talk about the places we’d like to get away to- just the two of us. There’s the big goals, like Europe, and then there’s […]

Wine of the Week: Cherry Blossom Pinot Noir

Wine of the Week: Cherry Blossom Pinot Noir

When I went to Trader Joe’s to peruse their “affordable” wines (as recommended by an AWESOME wine-loving friend), I found myself running through the aisle like a kid in a candy store, picking up bottles left and right. Ten minutes into it, I had a […]

Win Free Wine on National Drink Wine Day!

Win Free Wine on National Drink Wine Day!

Imagine a day dedicated to drinking wine. Now, I know what you’re thinking- there is a day for that: Wednesday… and then there’s Friday, oh and Saturday, too. Yes- those are all very good wine-drinking days, but did you know that on the official calendar […]

Wine of the Week: Ravage Knight Fall Dark Red Blend

Wine of the Week: Ravage Knight Fall Dark Red Blend

When choosing a wine based on the label alone, you never know if the bottle you’re getting is an all around winner (as beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside) or a pig in lipstick. This week, I asked my wonderful husband to […]

Wine of the Week: Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay

Wine of the Week: Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay

What?!?! Yes… you saw that right! We have a WHITE wine for this week’s Wine of the Week!! I told you it would happen eventually… you just had to give me some time and have a little patience. Ok, so why did I choose THIS […]

Wine of the Week: Confidencial Reserva Tinto (Red Blend) 2012

Wine of the Week: Confidencial Reserva Tinto (Red Blend) 2012

Well guys, it looks as though my heart has been mended. After a few weeks of not-so-great wines, I’ve come across one that is worth all the staining it will likely embed into my teeth. Best of all: it’s a Portuguese wine! (I say that […]



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