Le Beaujolais Est Arrivé! Beaujolais Nouveau, That is! Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Beaujolais Release Party! The 2011 New Beaujolais has arrived! Every year in November on the third Thursday at 12:01am bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau arrive at your local retailer and the celebration begins. Release parties can be found most anywhere on the Thursday before Thanksgiving! GEORGES DUBOEUF’S 2011 BEAUJOLAIS NOVEAU   What is Beaujolias Nouveau? What’s Read more about Le Beaujolais Est Arrivé! Beaujolais Nouveau, That is! Just in Time for Thanksgiving[…]

SPARKLE with a BANG! Fancy-Up your Sparkling Wine with Local Gourmet Syrups!

Local Artisan BANG CANDY Company  has helped make Nashville just a little sweeter! Not only have they cornered the market with their unique varieties of melt-in-your mouth pillows of hand-made marshmallows such as Toasted Coconut,Chocolate Chile and Expresso Chocolate, Sarah has managed to create another delicious product. Sarah Souther, the creator of this magical company, Read more about SPARKLE with a BANG! Fancy-Up your Sparkling Wine with Local Gourmet Syrups![…]

Unique Boutique Italian Wines in Nashville: Fall in love with SIIR 100% Aglianico Del Vulture: WINE TO FIND!

Boutique Wines : For a few years now, I have happily watched and experienced Nashville’s growing hip food scene and ever increasing availability of boutique wines from just about anywhere in the world. Local restaurants that feature local artisan foods are popping up everywhere. This is what defines our area and its uniqueness. Boutique wines Read more about Unique Boutique Italian Wines in Nashville: Fall in love with SIIR 100% Aglianico Del Vulture: WINE TO FIND![…]

Sunday Evening Noshing with Hip Wines, Artisan Goat Cheese and Charcuterie

Sunday evening gatherings have become a regular event with my group of foodie friends. It all started with TRUE BLOOD Sunday’s and even though we have to wait until next season to find out the fate of Tara and who Sookie will be involved with next, we discovered that we were having so much fun Read more about Sunday Evening Noshing with Hip Wines, Artisan Goat Cheese and Charcuterie[…]

Lisa’s Weekly Wine Pick: Votre Sante’ Francis Ford Coppola’s Luscious Pinot Noir

California meets Burgundy with Coppola’s 2009 Pinot Noir. If you are a Pinot Noir fan, you will be pleased and surprised by this bottle of wine. This is not your typical California-style which often embraces a big, fruit forward wine with mouth-coating sweetness that may be so bold that it overshadows the unique character of Read more about Lisa’s Weekly Wine Pick: Votre Sante’ Francis Ford Coppola’s Luscious Pinot Noir[…]

In the mood for a Sauvignon Blanc?

I bet for a lot of us Sauvignon Blanc has become that perfect go-to wine for dinner, cheese pairings or gatherings with friends. Do you buy the same one every time? When you are in the mood, don’t just stop at the stacks of wines at the front of the store, take a few moments Read more about In the mood for a Sauvignon Blanc?[…]

THINK PINK for Rose’ Wines ~ A Weekend Wine and Cheese Pairing

WHEN IS THE LAST TIME YOU ENJOYED A ROSE’ WINE? I’m not talking about that syrupy sweet pink mystery juice in the giant bottle that grandma sipped on special occasions. Is that even really wine? Rose’ Wines have the acidity of white wine with the fruit and character of a red wine. They are not Read more about THINK PINK for Rose’ Wines ~ A Weekend Wine and Cheese Pairing[…]

Terroir Rocks with Terralsole Vineyards from Montalcino, Southern Tuscany

Do you ever wonder what that bottle of wine really tastes like and hesitate to purchase because you’re just not sure if you’ll like it after you get home? Tennessee’s recent law approving in-store wine tastings gives us an incredible opportunity to sample many more wines that have come into our market and apparently is Read more about Terroir Rocks with Terralsole Vineyards from Montalcino, Southern Tuscany[…]