Tag Archives: Illinois wine

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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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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What Sparkling Wine Pairs with the Big Game Appetizer

Can you believe we are a day away from the Super Bowl? The grocery stores are packed with everyone trying to decide what appetizers to serve at their party tomorrow and I think this post will help. Pick the sparkling … Continue reading

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Winter Wine Events

If you are anything like me, even the thought of snow has you dreaming of grabbing your favorite hoodie and snuggling up on the couch with endless episodes on Netflix. This year I am trying to crush my winter blues … Continue reading

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A Week of Wine Pairings

Starting on Saturday there will be a flurry of wine pairing events. Everything from Grape Nutz Seminar paired with the delicious food from Ginger & Soul finishing off the week with a mini three course wine pairing at Prairie State … Continue reading

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Happy National Champagne Day

Happy National Champagne Day! If you do not have a bottle of Champagne close by stop at your local Illinois winery and grab some sparkling wine. I will not tell. Some local Illinois wines I recommend: Wedding Cake (Galena Cellars), … Continue reading

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