Category Archives: Wine Down Wednesday

One of my favorite days of the week Wine Wednesday! I have been out exploring local wines and vineyards, here is some tips so you can enjoy them too.

Date night with Carmin…

Happy Thursday! We are kicking off date night with a bottle of Carmin 2014 from Danenberger Family Vineyard. 

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Sycamore’s Taste of Spring 2017

Last night I wandered the beautiful streets of Sycamore, Illinois with some great friends. Sycamore’s Taste of Spring offers 22 wines to try at 19 unique locations. The whole community gets behind this event with wine stops ranging from a … Continue reading

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Wine Wednesday – Sushi & Wine Pairing

Happy Wine Wednesday! This week’s wine pairing was inspired by dinner tonight. Sushi Pairs Perfect with Snap! Ginger Wine One of my favorite sushi spots is Fushi Yami in DeKalb. The rolls are delicious and affordable. This week’s pairing includes … Continue reading

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Announcement – Summer/Fall Wine Festival

I have received multiple emails asking me to release my Summer/Fall Wine Festival post early this year. I am so excited to see so much interest for Illinois Wine and travel through the state so I will start working on … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Wine Dinner at Cooper’s Hawk Winery

Every year my mother-in-law and husband work together to plan experience Christmas presents for me (and my husband). They have given us a weekend getaway to Lake Geneva that included a cooking class, tickets to a farm-to-fork dinner and our … Continue reading

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Preparing to Attend Wine Lovers’ Weekend

Last year I was the guest at Galena’s Wine Lovers’ Weekend (WLW). There was so much to see and do it was hard to figure out where to start. So I am writing this post to help you figure out … Continue reading

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Happy National Drink Wine Day!

Who knew that we needed a special day to drink wine? I welcome the excuse. Haha Here are some great ways to celebrate the holiday: We are in the heart of Girl Scout Cookie season, even National Drink Wine Day … Continue reading

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