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Labor Day Wine Picks

Labor Day weekend is filled with sunshine, family and friends. It marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall and school, which as a mother, makes me smile.

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Springtime Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay Wine

I love springtime; but let’s face it, it is exhausting.Between spring cleaning, switching around the closet wardrobes, taxes, gardening and trying to decide about summer camps for the kids, moms everywhere need a little down time.Down time as in, sit in the sunshine and sip on wine! The Purple Wine Company has two great sippers […]

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Decanting Wine

If you read my What’s THAT in my WINE? article from last week, you know that I promised to discuss decanting wine with you this week.Decanting really has a very simple definition: it allows you to separate wine from any sediment in a wine bottle and also allows the wine to breathe.Uncorking a bottle of […]

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Mark West Pinot Review

Finding a decent, inexpensive Pinot Noir is not easy. Believe me, I have tried plenty.Many inexpensive Pinot Noir wines are too fruity and don’t have those earthy undertones that I love so much. For me, a Pinot needs to be medium-bodied, smooth, and earthy with a slight spicy kick at the finish.One of my favorite […]