Cheers to MY BIRTHDAY!

Happy weekend, everyone! I’m particularly found of this Friday because it’s also my 30th birthday! Surprisingly, I’m not feeling to old. I’m proud of what I accomplished in my 20’s. I achieved career goals, got…

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WTF Are Tannins?

Ahh… tannins.  How often have you heard, “this wine is quite tannic” from someone trying to show off? The fact is, tannins naturally occur in wine.  They’re found in the skins and seeds of grapes. …

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Molon Lave Vineyards

Molon Lave Vineyards was a gem of a Warrenton find. Located on over 50 acres, they focus on traditional European (mainly Greek) styles. With their vines first being planted in 2003, the winery and tasting room opened its doors 10 years ago this month! On your tasting list, you’ll mainly find 100% varietals of wines–basically, Molon Lave has enough faith in their grapes to let them speak for themselves. However, you’ll also find a few welcome surprises.

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Cheers to the Weekend #6

Oh boy, I can’t wait for the weekend to begin. My husband and I are going back to the B&B where we got married for a nice weekend of relaxation and wine tastings (for me)/fishing…

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WTF is the deal with Wine Clubs?

Have you ever been to a winery and seen the exclusive signs advertising “Club Members Only”? Maybe you’ve noticed special notes on tasting sheets dedicated to “Reduced Prices for Club Members”. Perhaps you’re already in…

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