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Flagship Wine Festival: Swirl, smell and sip

On Thursday night we attended a fabulous Flagship Wine Festival that took place at Capeesh Restaurant in Brooklyn, Pretoria. It was a sensory mid blowing experience! 277 more words

Out And About


VinePair.com, a great site, has an article (LINK) about a tasting panel for boxed wine. Reading the article, it is pretty clear that many on the panel liked fruity wines that are not complex – so bear that in mind. 52 more words


Ultimate Girls Day Out Guide

Spring is here and it’s time to gather the girls for some fun R&R! Leave the husband, kids, dogs at home and plan a girls day out with your closest girlfriends at some of our favorite Saint Louis spots. 640 more words


Upstate NY Weekend Getaway

Last weekend, Ryan and I went to his hometown of Vestal, NY for a little weekend getaway. I was born and raised in NYC, so I have to admit that when I envision upstate NY, I picture cold weather, snow, and not much excitement. 369 more words

Food & Drink

Auckland Attractions

What do you get when you combine San Francisco, San Diego, and Seattle? Psshh this is easy guys, Auckland.  This magnificent city, located on the North Island of New Zealand, has the business/foodie vibe of San Francisco, the outdoorsy/coffee scene of Seattle, and most definitely the friendly laid back vibe of San Diego.   450 more words


Backing into the Garagiste

It’s spring time again and right on cue is  The Third Annual Garagiste Festival Southern Exposure!

Admittedly, I am a fan of this little event. 474 more words

Santa Barbara

My nose is broken and it’s all the wine experts’ fault

Apart from the few ‘eureka’ moments when I could confidently identify an aroma in a wine, my nose is broken. I remember these episodes vividly, mainly because they are so rare. 503 more words