Tag Archive | tastings

September Events

September came and went in the blink of an eye! Somehow in the madness we managed to get away and attend two of the hottest events of the month. A recap and some photos for your enjoyment…. On Thursday September 19th we attended the 2014 Audi FEASTIVAL. The event was presented by Philadelphia Magazine/Foobooz and […]

Philly Farm & Food Fest

Originally posted on Vino & Vintage:
On Sunday, April 14th we attended the Philly Farm & Food Fest at the PA Convention Center. This was the 2nd year for the event which is a collaboration project between P.A.S.A. and Fair Food Philly. It was presented by Whole Foods Market and sponsors included Chipotle Mexican Grill, Kimberton…

Sandcastle Winery at Taste

On the last Sunday of February, we attended a Food and Wine Pairing class at TASTE, one of the tasting rooms for Sand Castle Winery. Joined by about 12 other wine lovers, we spent 90 minutes indulging and learning.  We were guided by Alison, a very knowledgeable and funny woman who explained the history of […]

Craft Beer and Chocolate? Oh yeah!

Move over wine…chocolate has a new friend! We all have probably heard or experienced the latest Craft Beer craze. Well, it’s now gone to a whole new level! Wine and Food pairing classes may be easy to find, but thanks to 2 Chicks with Chocolate, you can now experience one of the first and only […]

Malbec Madness

This past week it definitely felt like Autumn around here. The temps dropped a little and it rained a lot.  A glass (or two), or a bottle (or three), of  some juicy, rich, deep red/purple Malbec was the perfect ending to a long week.  Affordable, excellent values…Check out these great finds: Winemaker’s Notes:  Vibrant red color […]

Lodi Blends

This past week we decided to tap into our California wine stash, particularly some affordable red blends from Lodi.  The bottles were purchased at Cost Plus World Market during our recent trip to SoCal.  At $10-$12 per bottle, you’re looking at some great value.  Lodi, CA has not steered us wrong yet.  Cheers! Winemaker’s Notes: […]

A Couple of Chilean Carménères

This week we are feeling the Fall weather – and loving it!  Autumn is around the corner. You know what that means, right? It’s everyone’s favorite season…HARVEST season!  In celebration we toasted with some affordable and tasty Carménère wines from Chile. Cheers! Winemaker’s Notes:  This Carménère features a deep purple red colour, intense red berry aromas […]