Weekly Roundup: Want a Better Memory? Try Drinking More Champagne…No Really!

If you’re visiting us on #WineWednesday at Wine & Drama HQ, welcome...it’s always wine day here. Today, I’ve got some great news that’s going to make you pop Champagne on the regular…Are you … [Click to Continue...]

Champagne Quotes – I Love Champagne

I just love Champagne from the original movie poster style artwork advertising of the 1920’s to its still current mysterious bubbly allure. Grab a glass, kick back and enjoy this feast for the … [Click to Continue...]

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Things To Do in Montreal – Drink Wine, Watch Men, Eat Brunch, and more…

Oh Canada!! How I love thee. When I was 19, a family friend somehow wrongly assumed I moved to Canada (I didn’t). I would run into her, every so often when I visited my parents, and the first … [Continue Reading...]

Rich Rappers, Chateau de Pampelonne Rose, and the Hermes Scarf Incident

There are several things that I feel an unnatural attachment to:  dark chocolate, Moroccan hair oil, make-up remover wipes, the blackest of black eyeliner Perversion by Urban Decay, French roast … [Continue Reading...]

I Heart Food

Why Brillat Savarin Cheese Is the Baddest Mother of All Cheeses

There was a space in time when I gave up cheese. I willfully practiced this horrible deprivation for nearly two months. I gave up wine for almost as long. Then I realized that life was too painful and boring without real cheese and great … [Continue Reading...]

How Mario Batali’s Pizza Crust Tip Made Me Cry

I love Mario Batali. The cheerful ginger purveyor of all things Italian who's always dressed in bright shirts and my grandma's Crocs makes me giggle with delight. He's a dynamo in the kitchen and an ingenious marketer, both of which make me … [Continue Reading...]

Drink & Read: Wine Reviews

Weekly Roundup: Want a Better Memory? Try Drinking More Champagne…No Really!

If you’re visiting us on #WineWednesday at Wine & Drama HQ, welcome...it’s always wine day here. Today, I’ve got some great news that’s going to make you pop Champagne on the regular…Are you ready for this?  ARE. YOU. READY?   I feel like Oprah!  I’m so excited I can’t stand it! Did you know…The benefits of Champagne may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, protect your gray matter, and … [Continue Reading...]

Why Baby Showers Are My Nemesis and Mollydooker The Boxer Shiraz Wine Review

Baby showers are my nemesis. I don’t think you understand...I really hate them. Don’t get me wrong I love a sweet smelling fatty all day long. Spit up on my Michael Kors blouse, that’s all right – get me some sparkling water, the blouse will be fine. You got a baby, gimme – because I want to bury my nose in their folds. But a baby shower? Now you’re just talking crazy. I want no … [Continue Reading...]

Zickefoose 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Review & the Dirty Dancing Satyr

As a child I was obsessed with Greek mythology. I’d read every story I could get my cookie crumb covered hands on – the more terrifying the better. I loved how Athena was more than a little cray. She onced turned a lady into a half-spider, half-woman - because the lady boasted how great she was at weaving. Then promptly lost the weaving contest. That's a whole new (ancient) spin on … [Continue Reading...]

Rich Rappers, Chateau de Pampelonne Rose, and the Hermes Scarf Incident

There are several things that I feel an unnatural attachment to:  dark chocolate, Moroccan hair oil, make-up remover wipes, the blackest of black eyeliner Perversion by Urban Decay, French roast coffee, my iPad, tweezers, and Chateau de Pampelonne Rosé wine. If you tried to take them away you would most definitely find your days cut short or physically injured in some way. A couple of years ago … [Continue Reading...]

Love Noir Pinot Noir Review and the Darker Side of Love

I’ve been in love exactly twice in my life.  Sadly, both times ended in heartbreak, but my experiences have also made me a stronger person.   I’m sure you feel the same...that despite the possibility of your hopes and dreams going up in flames the rush of falling in love is extraordinary.   Recently I fell in love again with the same not-so-good-for-me man that broke my heart twice before. … [Continue Reading...]