Wine Tag

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Hello Old Friend

Don’t you just love running into one of your friends? If you are having a bad day your mood suddenly lightens! If you’re having a good day, seeing them just made it even better. A few months ago, I ran into one of my favs at Bar Ramone Lettuce Entertain You’s new Spanish Tapas Restaurant in Chicago’s River North. I was admiring the decor when I looked up to see Coto De Gomariz The Flower and the Bee. Omg! We...

A Wine Plateau

This 30 wine reviews in 30 days challenge has made me realize that I was in a wine plateau. Drinking the same deliciously familiar wines week after week. It happens, we find our comfort zone and just hang there. One of my strategies for breaking this cycle has been to try a new restaurant, browse the wine list, and simply choose the first wine that I don’t recognized. Warning this strategy has a fifty percent failure rate, but it’s all...

The Wine Guide for Beer Drinkers

Maybe it’s you or the person you’re dining with who is a devout beer drinker. You’ve given wine a try before, but it was about as enjoyable as a Saison when you wanted a Stout. There’s no reason to completely shut out wine. I love pairing beers with food, but let’s not forget that food’s original pairing was with wine. Finding a beer drinker’s wine is a matter of matching the flavors of favorite beer style with a comparable style of...