Category Archives: South America

Puro Wine
South America
April 21, 2013

Puro Wine

I recently paid a visit to Puro Wine for the Chilean Wine 101 tasting class led by their wine educator Jake Pippin.  Puro Wine is the world’s only all Chilean wine store located in NYC on Grand Street in Soho.  Established in 2009,  it features Read More >>

Bodega Navarra Correas Malbec at The Stanton Social
Malbec
September 18, 2012

Bodega Navarra Correas Malbec at The Stanton Social

Each year to celebrate my boyfriend’s birthday I take him to a steak house.  This year I decided to change course and take him to one of my favorite restaurants in Manhattan-The Stanton Social.  I have eaten here numerous times with groups of friends and Read More >>

The Waxed Bat
South America
June 29, 2012

The Waxed Bat

It has been a little over two years now that I received membership to the Zagat Wine Club for my birthday.  I am really enjoying their selections and have featured a few on this site.  We received The Waxed Bat 2010 a few shipments back Read More >>

Natura Merlot 2007
Merlot
August 20, 2011

Natura Merlot 2007

Lately I have been making more of an effort to eat healthy and pay attention to where the food I am purchasing comes from.  Organic foods seem to be catching on and are no longer just an of the moment food trend.  I am concerned Read More >>

Malbec
June 30, 2011

Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar

In May I had the pleasure of visiting Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar for the first time.  I first heard of Ayza via Twitter and was immediately intrigued.  What could be better than an establishment that specializes in my three favorite things to savor: wine, Read More >>

Sauvignon Blanc
December 29, 2009

Arboleda Sauvignon Blanc

For someone who primarily drinks red wine especially in the cold winter months I seem to be discovering quite a few white wines that I am really enjoying.  Recently while preparing a delicious dinner of chicken with green curry sauce my boyfriend selected Arboleda Sauvignon Blanc, Read More >>

South America
October 2, 2009

Bliss In a Bottle

There is no better way to spend an evening for me than to cook a hearty meal and uncork a mysterious new bottle of wine.  While making tortellini with vodka sauce my boyfriend selected Weinert Carrascal 2005 from his wine rack.  We could not have Read More >>