10 Champagne Beauty Treats To Ring In The New Year 

What would the New Year be without a bit of bubbly? Here are 10 ways to add some sparkle to your natural beauty, minus the hangover and calories. Enjoy and Best Wishes for a Fabulous 2017! Source: 10 Champagne Beauty Products To Ring In The New Year (11 photos) Continue reading

French study finds wine tastes better with cheese

French study finds wine tastes better with cheese

Wine tastes better with cheese? Surprising that French researchers felt they needed to verify this via a scientific study..... Munching a chunk of cheese with that cheeky glass of Sancerre could actually enhance its flavour. A recent French study has found that wine actually tastes better when Continue reading

Top 10 Destinations for Wine Enthusiasts

Top 10 Destinations for Wine Enthusiasts

(photo source) Love to travel and drink wine? Why not combine the two! Sure, sipping your way around Napa and Sonoma can be amazing and should be on any wine-lover’s bucket list. However, discovering the “undiscovered” wine destinations can add a whole new appreciation to wine tasting, not to Continue reading

A Champagne By Any Other Name….

A Champagne By Any Other Name….

(photo source) If you're like me and love Champagne (or sparkling wine), you're going to love the December issue of Wine Spectator magazine. The cover story is dedicated to Champagne and details how France is trying to demystify the legend and focus more on the wine itself. As I was reading the Continue reading

Chicago Gourmet 2013: Eye Candy for Food and Wine Bloggers

Chicago Gourmet 2013: Eye Candy for Food and Wine Bloggers

Chicago Gourmet 2013 exceeded my expectations once again - not only because of the vast selection of wines and the incredible gourmet food bites, but also for the amazing photo opportunities. As in years past, this year's Chicago Gourmet has allowed me the opportunity to take numerous foodie and Continue reading

When It Comes To Wine, Less Is More

When It Comes To Wine, Less Is More

Nearly a year ago, I posted an article about how the French government was encouraging its citizens to stop drinking wine. This unprecedented call to action was prompted by new research showing that daily wine intake was linked to several cancers. Now, scientists are saying that consuming wine, Continue reading