Tag Archive | Wine and Food Pairings

Crazy for Chianti this Fall

Now that the weather is getting cooler, there’s nothing like curling up with a glass of red wine and some comfort food. Well, this Fall we are crazy for Chianti….and grilled cheese sandwiches! That’s right…we said grilled cheese. ūüėČ After learning about the 2nd annual “Crazy for Chianti” program, we couldn’t resist joining the fun… […]

Red Wine Party

Fall weather is upon us….and the red wine is flowing! This past weekend we were finally able to get together and sample some reds, courtesy of Pasternak Wine Imports. This time, however, we decided to put our hubbies to the test with a fun Wine Party tasting game. The results were some very different opinions […]

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 […]

Spice It Up!

We may be in the middle of a hot Summer, but that’s no reason to prevent ourselves from indulging in some red wine. Even better, why not make it some red spiced wine?! We were recently given the opportunity to sample SPICED Wine from Spicy Vines. While mulled wine may be something commonly found during […]

Wine, Food, Festivals and Gift Baskets

This past month we attended two of the biggest Wine & Food Festivals in our area. On Saturday, May 10th, we got to experience the¬†2014 Philadelphia Wine & Food Festival¬†at its new location – The famous¬†Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum.¬†While the venue added a unique and fun element to the event, capacity was beyond comfortable limits […]

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 […]

How to Taste Wine

We are SO ready to attend a wine tasting class with Sand Castle Winery this weekend. It’s been too long, thanks to this brutal Winter! Look out for our review in the next few weeks. For now, we thought it appropriate to share this fantastic Wine Tasting guide from American Express. It’s the best one […]