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Wine Wednesday: Butter Chardonnay for Mother’s Day

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Share: There are a few things that I inherited from my mom: her witty sense of humor, her complete and utter inability to keep a surprise to herself (“I’m sending you a birthday present….do you want me to tell you what…

#WineWednesday: Nine Walks Sauvignon Blanc


Share: I’m not big on red wine,  but between receiving media samples, gifts and buying wine for past parties, I have somehow amassed a large collection of it. Share:…

#WineWednesday: Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc 2009

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Share:  90 percent of the time, when someone asks you if you want white wine, they mean Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc. I don’t know if that’s true, but 90 seemed like a good percent. Sauvignon Blancs are crisp, dry,…

#WineWednesday: Pouilly-Fuissé (White Burgundy)

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Share: For the longest time, I thought I didn’t like Chardonnays.   When I think of Chardonnay, I think of big, bold California wines that have been aged in oak barrels and have a buttery aroma. But Chardonnay grapes…

#WineWednesday: Wines to Drink on a Snow Day

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Share: THIS JUST IN: it snowed in Chicago. When I moved here everyone warned me about the brutally cold winters, the biting wind and the endlessly dreary gray skies that would usurp the horizon from November – May. I…