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Wine of The Week: The Curator Red Blend 4/1/2020

This Week’s Wine of the Week is The Curator Red Blend 2018. I can't believe I haven't shared this wine with you until now! I was first introduced to The Curator Red Blend about six years ago by a Chicago wine industry legend Katherine Camera. I have featured this wine at few events, and it is always a crowd pleaser. Curator Red Blend 2018 is delicious, affordable and always a fan favorite. Continue reading to learn about, what makes...

Wine of the Week: Twenty Ten Wines Rosé

We are excited to introduce you to a wine new to the Shall We Wine family! Our Wine of the Week is the Twenty Ten Wines 2018 Rosé . The brainchild of mother and son team Michael and Jacky Davis, Twenty Ten Wines was established in 2017. Watch the video. Meet The Davis Family The mother and son duo fell in love with wine in 2014 and joined forces to bring California deliciousness to their friends in Chicago. With the...

Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier, 2019 3/18/20

This Week’s Wine of the Week, is the Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier, 2019. I am super excited to share this wine with you as I have been a fan of this winery since the late 1990s. Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier and other wines from this winery were a part of my portfolio when I was a wine sales representative. When the winery sent a DM asking if I would consideration featuring this as a wine of...

Gérard Bertrand Wine of the Week- 3/11/2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Marianne Fabre-Lanvin & Co (MFLNCO) hosted a lunch at the Ritz Carlton Chicago’s Torali Italian Steak House to reintroduce the Chicago market to the iconic wines of Gérard Bertrand.  In attendance were Chicago press, Sommeliers and wine buyers. I was excited for the invitation and requested an interview with Venessa Queyranne, Sommelier and Gérard Bertrand Brand Ambassador. Link to video interview. Read about the Gérard Bertrand and the lunch bamazing lunch served at the...

A Chip off the Boulevardier

Our friend Chastity Beasley, Uncle Nearest Whiskey Brand Ambassador, is back with another delicious cocktail. As usual she is sharing historical info just in time for women's history month. Did you miss our last segment with Chastity? Check it out here. You may remember Uncle Nearest Whiskey from our "How To Incorporate Wine and Spirits into Your New Lifestyle Segment on WGN." The link to today's cocktail hour video with fun facts and recipes is below. A Little-Known Women’s History Fact: Victoria Eady...

Cocktail Hour Featuring Uncle Nearest Whiskey

This month’s cocktail hour is infused with some Black History. Uncle Nearest Whiskey Brand Ambassador, Chastity Beasley dropped some knowledge and made a delicious cocktails. You may remember Uncle Nearest Whiskey from our "How To Incorporate Wine and Spirits into Your New Lifestyle Segment on WGN." Check out today's video for YouTube with fun facts and recipes. The link is below. Uncle Nearest 1884 A Little-Known Black History Fact: Uncle Nearest is a Tennessee...

Wine of the Week Tea Party

Shall We Wine TV has an especially sweet and tasty Valentine’s Day segment for you. Check out the YouTube video (link below) featuring our tea party with Chef Lisa Shaw of Lisa's Boutique Catering. We are Shall We Wine, so our party includes wine and CAKE! (L) Regine TRousseau (R) Chef Lisa Shaw Here are some tips on setting up your own Galentine's Day Tea Party. Why a Tea Party I love Valentine’s Day! It's an opportunity to celebrate the people...

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Wine of the Week- Mount Peak 2015 Gravity Red Blend

This week's Wine of the Week; Mount Peak 2015 Gravity Red Blend. A big bodacious red wine blend from the famous Monte Rosso Vineyard in Sonoma Valley, California. Get ready for delicousness! Wine: Monte Rosso was first planted in 1886 and is known for producing award winning wines made from Zinfandel, Semillon and Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2016 Gravity is a blend of Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache. 2015 Gravity Red Blend Region: California Grapes: Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon...

A Custoza Wine Love Affair

Italian wines have long been an irresistible puzzle. With its endless grape varieties and enormous production, I admit to being overwhelmed by its immensity. Italian wines are like a magnetizing lover, attracting and demanding your full concentration. Every region a new adventure, every variety a fresh thrill. The abundance seduces wine lovers into a passionate exploration. In return for our devotion, this country’s wines offer excitement, profound pleasures and an endless love story. My latest crush, a Custoza “Wine” Love Affair. INTRODUCING...

Bretonnière Muscadet Wine of the Week 1/28

This Week’s Wine of the Week, is the Domaine de la Bretonnière, Muscadet Sever & Maine, 2018. I am super excited to share the Bretonnière Muscadet as the wine of the week with you. Yes, of course this wine is delicious, but I wanted to focus on some information on the label before we go into what’s this week's wine of the week's bottle. Link to the video below. Producer:  Domaine de la BretonnièreMuscadet: is an appellation (not the...

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