Rainy Saturday, Decadent Pasta, and Old Soul Pinot Noir

I was looking for a good reason to drink some Pinot Noir.  It being Saturday was probably reason enough. But, how about Bacon Mushroom pasta?  On a rainy spring day, that was even more reason.   I opened a Pinot Noir from a favorite producer, Oak Ridge Winery’s Old Soul Pinot Noir. Oak Ridge...

My Spring Obsession: Pink Wine!

Spring’s arrival brings Pink!  Pink sweaters…. Pink manicures….  Pink purses…. Pink hair… (No pink hair for me. I tried feathers once, that was wild enough!) But for me? Spring brings PINK WINE!   Pink is really not my favorite color, but I am fully on-board with the new trend of Spring releases of Rose’...

Black Ink Red Wine, And How I Fell In Love With An Octopus

I fell in love with the ocean years ago.  Many of us do. Its vastness makes our problems seem small. Its relentless lapping at the shore is more soothing than any meditation soundtrack. The show it puts on every evening at sunset is more beautiful than any image on a screen. My recent annual...