Spanish wine

Spanish Wines For New Years

  When I think of wines, everything seems to be intellectually connected to the Old and New World.  The overall enjoyment of wine and dining seems more rewarding when I … Continued

Strawberries with Champagne and Roses

Strawberries with Champagne and Roses Cocktail Recipe

  Strawberries with Champagne and Roses is a very elegant, romantic, and beautiful way to serve delicious fresh strawberries!  Serve this strawberry delight cocktail to your loved one for next … Continued

Strawberry Aqua Fresca

Strawberry Agua Fresca Recipe

  Enjoy the essence of the sweet summer strawberries with this refreshing Strawberry Agua Fresca drink. These wonderful Strawberry Agua Fresca drink is light-bodied and very refreshing fruit drinks made from … Continued

Sweet wine

Sweet Wines For The Holidays

During a recent lunch with St. Suprey CEO Emma Swain, we poured just as dessert arrived from a bottle of her winery’s pale yellow 2009 Moscato, a sweet yet elegant … Continued

Taste Wine Like A Pro - Wine Tasting Basics

Taste Wine Like A Pro – Wine Tasting Basics

  You know how to drink wine, but do you really know how to taste it? Wine tasting is not the same as drinking it.  To experience the true flavor … Continued

tea Glossary

Tea Glossary

Tea Glossary – Tea Terms and Definitions Excerpt from AFTERNOON TEA – TIPS, TERMS and TRADITIONS by Ellen Easton ©2006-2012 – All Rights Reserved       Navigating the landscape … Continued

Wine Bottles

Thanksgiving Dinner Wines

The All-American Dinner Deserves Our Best Bottles of Wine:     The year is winding down and we’ll help it go in high style.  Soon, gatherings will become homecomings highlighted … Continued

Toast To Father

Father’s Day – A Feast For My Father    In my hometown of Atlanta we are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the publishing of the book, Gone With The Wind. … Continued

Tom and Jerry Batter and Cocktail Drink

Tom and Jerry Batter and Cocktail Recipe

Tom and Jerry cocktail recipe is a classic holiday cocktail drink that is enjoyed by many starting with the Thanksgiving holiday all the way to New Year’s day.  The main … Continued

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca Recipe

This wonderful Watermelon Agua Fresca drink is a light-bodied fruit water that is combined with sweetener and water.  Watermelon agua fresca makes a great alternative to iced tea or lemonade.  I also love the … Continued

Watermelon In Rose Lime Syrup

Watermelon in Rose Lime Syrup Recipe

Watermelon in Rose Lime Syrup is a very refreshing and cooling summer Watermelon Aqua Fresca drink or dessert.  My husband likes to add some gin to his drink.  For best … Continued

Mint Julep Watermelon

Watermelon Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe

Watermelon Mint Julep Cocktail is so refreshing and so easy to make!  I actually created this delicious Watermelon Mint Julep because I had some Mint Julep Simple Syrup in my … Continued

White Wine Sangria

White Wine Sangria Recipe

White Wine Sangria is a refreshing drink that is simple to make and yet elegant enough for any occasion.  Fresh fruit and wine combine to create the perfect beverage for … Continued

Wine Bottles

Wine with Thomas Jefferson

  “A very favorable wine is a necessary of life.” Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) – Third President of the United States   CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – The wine cellar at Monticello provides … Continued