A wine journalist and columnist whose musings appear in over 25 newspapers, magazines, and online outlets monthly. The Vixen de-mystifies wine one sip and wine-oh at a time with her down to earth and humorous approach to vino.
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With a title like that, this article is sure to grace the door of many refrigerators this month…
As it should. Wine is rich in antioxidants (especially red wine), raises your good cholesterol (HDL-Cholesterol),
How much wine does the US produce?
America produces about $45 billion of wine annually. California is the leading wine producing state in the U.S. — making about 90 percent of American — and there are wineries now in all 50 states.
Argentina – Land of Polo, Beautiful People, and Gorgeous Wine
Although all subjects are interesting in their own right, let’s focus on the last one for now. You may recall my last column focused on the “Economics of Wine”
Recently I was sipping at one of my favorite Old Town wine-haunts- Vermillion. The ever-affable General Manager, Dave Hammond brought over a new Shiraz (not even on the list yet) that was simply UNREAL.
The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington held the nomination party at the Ritz Carlton in Georgetown to announce their 2009 RAMMY Finalists. And many of those finalists were our own Northern Virginians
It was June 7, 1976 and America was jubilant in celebration of her bicentennial. Just two hundred years young, the US of A was full of confidence, aplomb, and a deep sense of national pride. And for the California wine industry this was the date that launched her wines into national fame. And Stag’s Leap led the way…
A new study released today by the Wine Institute of National Oenophiles (WINO) reveals that sipping multiple glasses of wine may induce feelings of invulnerability, delusions of supreme attractiveness to and from the opposite sex, and a general feeling of euphoria and unbridled silliness.