Archive for the ‘Holiday’ Category


What Labor Day Means to Me

Tweet What labor Day Means to Me… is not what you might expect. It’s not a day to go boating for the last time of the season; or, heading off to the beach one more time, before I settle into apple picking. No BBQs for me today. Nay… It’s pretty sobering for me. It’s  time […]


Happy 4th of July with Happy Camper wines!

Popular varietals: Chardonnay, Merlot, and Cabernet… that’s what Happy Camper is all about. What does it taste like? Spend the money and find out! At only nine dollars a bottle, you can’t afford to not have this experience (and you won’t be disappointed).


Memorial Day 1865

Tweet Memorial Day 1865… With a Snopes True button: “KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 […]


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours



The best wine and food books for 2013

Tweet The best wine and food books for 2013 is a recounting of books I’ve read over the year. I enjoy recommending what I think would enrich and enlighten your life, only because that’s what they’ve done for me. I’m going to guide you toward what would work for whom, too, in the process with […]


Happy Thanksgiving To You!

Tweet Happy Thanksgiving … May you and yours have a lovely day filled with all the riches that life can afford. I appreciate you, thanks for being here.


Clink and Drink, it’s bad luck if you don’t

Tweet Since the holidays are upon us, I thought I’d share this one with you… We don’t want any bad luck hanging over our heads into the New Year, do we? In a toast, how many times have you clinked your glass with someone else, and then went into a conversation without taking a sip? […]


Happy New Year from Wine-Blog!

Tweet May 2013 bring more peace and love to the world… With more great wine and additional prosperity to you, my friends!


Wines of Jewish Origin to Toast the 2012 Season ~ Happy Hanukkah

Tweet ‘Tis the season to celebrate heritage, and what better way for the days of Hanukkah than to enjoy it with a glass of wine produced by someone of this culture? If this is not your cultural heritage, you’re still invited to toast the season on behalf of your Jewish relatives and/or friends. Personally, I […]


Rosés for the Holidaze… Petite Options

Tweet I thought I’d discover the Rosés of Petite Sirah that exist, so I sent a query letter to my PSILY members. They’re such an easy resource for me, when it’s time to write about anything. One Email goes out to about 100 people. There’s nothing much easier than that, right? Even if they don’t […]