An early lesson in my first wine class was that when evaluating wines, personal preferences are irrelevant. You taste buds change over the yeas. You will find wines you loved for many years just do not hit the same notes they once did. What I like or would personally buy or drink does not matter when comparing wines to their background. All that should be considered when critiquing a wine, is how closely as they adhere to the characteristics that have been established for its variety and style. Right off the battle looking at these three wines, Kaiken Terroir Series Torrontes Montes Dry Farmed Alpha Cabernet and the Montes Dry Farmed Alpha Syrah, I immediately dismissed them because they look very dry. My personal tastes sit somewhere in the semi-dry mark.
If you’ve read any of my previous posts, then you’ll know that I’m a certified coffee addict. My husband and I call it our “adulting” fuel and we aren’t ashamed to say that we consume large quantities of it.
One indulgence we’ve really come to enjoy is drinking really good coffee. We love getting freshly ground beans from the Italian market by our home and making a fragrant brew that fills up our entire house with a great aroma…. [read more]
I will be the first one to say that I don’t drink anywhere near as much water as I should, and now that I’m pregnant I’m definitely looking for ways to increase my water intake. Rubbermaid has a new bottle and cup line that is going to be the perfect thing to help me with this task. They offer leak-proof water bottles, insulated cups and children’s cups. There’s a perfect option for every member of the family!… [read more]
We received our first Keurig almost 4 years ago. When we were introduced to Keurig, it literally turned our world upside down. My husband was and still is a coffee drinker. He would make a full pot of coffee over and over again throughout the day. At the time, I was not much of a coffee drinker, except ice coffee. However, when Keurig entered our lives, I started drinking hot coffee because it was so easy for me to brew my own cup with the touch of a button.
I’ve been looking for a healthy drink that doesn’t leave a gritty taste behind in my mouth for years. I’ve tried quite a few formulations that have touted to provide everything from added protein and vitamins to increased metabolism and energy benefits. Of the many I have tried, only one other has been one that I’d actually drink on a regular basis.
I love stuff that makes my life easier and greatly enjoy products that make my household run more efficiently. I’m really excited to share some companies and products that have become huge assets in my home and can hopefully be for you, too!… [read more]
Do you enjoy drinking tea? Or are you a regular coffee drinker? I personally drink only tea and prefer non-caffeinated, if available. Other people, for example my mom, are huge coffee drinkers though Mom does love a cup of hot tea when she comes to visit me.
I’m a bit of tea curator. I don’t drink just any tea. Instead, I have a carefully curated collection of favorites and unique flavors. Of course, I like to change up my flavors with each season. Thanks to The Spice Lab, I’m ready spring into tea time with a selection of their Limited-Edition Spring Teas.
We love purchasing some of our favorite bubbly beverages to enjoy throughout the year. I was first introduced to all things Champagne from a friend of mine who calls them her life line! Personally, I was always stayed on the sweeter side of things and only experimented with wines. After discovering Prosecco I was hooked on bubbles in my drink!