Flying Cigars Meet Wine

The wines of the weekend carry an obscure story that involves flying cigars and aliens. September of 1954 a railway worker by the name of Marius Dewilde followed his barking dog outside to the train tracks. The New York Times Dispatch tells the story: “PARIS: A spate of reports of extraterrestrial visitors to France, coming … Continue reading Flying Cigars Meet Wine


Skip the Main, Head to the Sidebar

The world is full of abstract varietals that are just waiting to be enjoyed. Kerner, is a grape typically grown in Germany and Northern Italy but wine producer, David Ramey, ventured off the beaten path and has been able to make the same magic happen in California. Ramey is the only estate in all of … Continue reading Skip the Main, Head to the Sidebar

Pumpkin Vanilla Protein Muffins (vegan and gluten free)

Recipe inspired by Minimalist Baker Just because it is the last day of November does not mean we have to forget about the delicious fall flavors! These muffins are absolutely delicious, filled with protein and a ton of other health benefits, vegan AND gluten free.  All of the ingredients are easily accessible in any local grocery … Continue reading Pumpkin Vanilla Protein Muffins (vegan and gluten free)

Thanksgiving Wine #2

You may ask how I became so passionate about wine because not many people share the same curiosity.  To many, wine appears to be simple and just an extra “thing” and is not always embraced. To me, wine is a divine addition to enhance every flavor and bring a little something extra to any occasion. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Wine #2