My Favorite Places to Drink Wine in ATX

My Favorite Places to Drink Wine in ATX

Before I became a beer nerd, I was a wine lover- and still am! I set my goal so high to try over 100 breweries and brew pubs in Austin that I forgot how relaxing a smooth red blend can be. The wine scene is definitely smaller than the beer scene in Austin, but there […]

100+ Places to Drink ATX Craft Beer

100+ Places to Drink ATX Craft Beer

I recently received a copy of the Austin Beer Guide featuring over one hundred and fifty breweries, bars & restaurants located throughout Austin and surrounding areas. Since the Austin Beer Guide is a compilation of businesses that include multiple locations and due to some places having closed their doors and new ones that have opened- [...]

Kat the Winemaker

Kat the Winemaker

I recently introduced to you my long time friend Katherine DeCrescenzo- Kinzey. She was one of the amazing women who helped me kickstart my Girl Power Series, you can find her article featured here: Girl Power Series: Meet Kat! In the series you learn all about Kat; who she is, what her passions are and a [...]

My Favorite Day of the Entire Year: National Wine Day!

My Favorite Day of the Entire Year: National Wine Day!

It’s my FAVORITE day of the year! Okay, so it’s not my birthday and it’s not Christmas so technically it’s my third favorite day of the year... NATIONAL WINE DAY! In a world where there seems to be a national holiday associated with every day of the year, there’s no better time to celebrate wine! [...]

Drinking Around the World in 30 Days

Drinking Around the World in 30 Days

If you’ve been following my blog for a bit, you’ll notice I have a passion for wine- of course drinking it, but also for exploring it! I love finding new varietals, winemaking styles and learning new things. One of the things about wine that intrigues me the most is how different each wine can taste [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Red Varietals

Everything You Need To Know About Red Varietals

I have a passion for wine, specifically red wines. But I didn’t always know this and I didn’t always drink wine in the pattern I do today. It took me years, seriously, years to discover I even had a palate and then to learn more about it. One of the biggest conclusions I’ve come to [...]

Hosting A Wine Tasting Party

Hosting A Wine Tasting Party

This event is everything I’ve ever wanted to share with my friends! We share an interest for wine and are foodies at heart, what a great idea to get together to combine the two! We intentionally set out to share our individual favorites with the group and serve a course that pairs perfectly with our [...]

The Best Wine & Food Pairings

The Best Wine & Food Pairings

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, politely bringing a bottle of wine to a gathering or pouring a glass to accompany dinner this evening- there’s a wine that pairs perfectly. One thing I love about wine is its potential to make every experience better. As you can tell, I’m most definitely a “wine-o” but I’m [...]

Wine Rack Staples

Wine Rack Staples

In this house, we have favorites that we keep on our wine rack at all times. One thing we absolutely LOVE to do is try new wines, but these few we are constantly replenishing. While we don’t have a favorite type of wine (or at least can't agree on one) we do have a certain [...]

Essential Bar Cart Stylings

Essential Bar Cart Stylings

Styling a bar cart can be fun, but it can also be overwhelming with decision. You want your bar cart to be functional and of course filled with alcohol, but you also want it to be aesthetically pleasing. Personally, I chose to keep a few alcoholic staples on the cart as well as glassware and [...]