Lovers of Pinot Noir UNITE and calendar these three events: World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) at the Bacarra Resort Santa Barbara CA March 5-8, International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC) July 24-26 in McMinnville OR, and Pinot Noir New Zealand (PN NZ) slated for February 23-25 2021 in Christchurch NZ.
I admit it: while I don’t use straws for any other drink, I love having one in my margarita to drink through and to stir the ice.
But no more. It’s the last straw.
The last plastic straw that is.
What’s an easy, romantic and fun meal for Valentine’s, Galentine’s, or an evening with friends? Fondue!
Fondue is fun and easy, especially if you buy the cheese in a kit ready to melt! No need for a fancy fondue pot; you can melt the cheese on the stove. Cook up some vegetables and sausage, cut up some bread and you’re good to go! To make chocolate fondue, chocolate chips are easy to do also, either in a double boiler or microwave, and then dip strawberries and bananas in it– yum! Continue reading
I want to send out a little love.
A little Ventura County local love.
A Valentine to Ventura County.
Nestled between the transverse range and the Pacific Ocean with the Channel Islands peeking out like castles in a large moat, Continue reading
As I wrote last week, it’s time to calendar wine events like the Garagiste Festivals, single grape festivals (can you say PINOT NOIR?) and Kosher wine too!
Following events in London today and Tel Aviv last week, the Kosher Food Wine Experience comes to the US next week with events in NYC on Monday and LA at the Hollywood Palladium next Wednesday. While VIP tickets are sold out, regular admission tickets are still available! Continue reading