The Señorita Margarita: Strawberry Rosé Margarita

In celebration of National Margarita Day here is a throwback recipe from the days of Señorita Time (old blog name, no longer exists). Allow me to reintroduce: The Señorita Margarita! This is a strawberry and rosé based cocktail but, don’t worry, there’s still tequila! This is my own original recipe and a great solution for […]

The Grand Cru of Ginestra: Remembering Domenico Clerico

When I dream about Italian wine, (which I frequently do) I imagine lush vineyards planted along the slopes of rolling hills. The Alps are flawlessly painted in the background as they are both majestic and powerful. There are Mediterranean style small towns adorned with red tile roofs and stucco walls. In my mind, there is […]

The Perfect Wine and Chocolate Pairings for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is only a few weeks away and there’s no better way to celebrate than opening up  a box of delicious chocolates. But perhaps you ask yourself, what wine should I pair with them? Wine and chocolate can be a tricky combination. Both red wine and chocolate contain a fair amount of something called ‘Tannins.’ Tannins are what […]