The Four Quintessential Wines for Thanksgiving Dinner

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With all the fuss of the holiday season, grabbing wine for your Thanksgiving Day Feast shouldn’t be a chore.  And, do you really need 7-8 different wines to pair to all of the goodies on your table?  Not in my book.  I’m all about keeping it simple in more ways than one — my time, my…

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November 12, 2019

Spooky Adult Halloween Treats + their Wine Pairings

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This week on Fox 9′s The Jason Show, I teamed up with one of my favorite Twin Cities’ chefs, Corey Meier, of Create Catering for a spook-tacular combo of yummy adult Halloween treats paired to  wine. Because who doesn’t love a fun adult treat while the kiddos are out trick or treating? Equipped with a…

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October 16, 2019

How to Select Wine from a Restaurant Wine List

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Is selecting wine from a restaurant list an intimidating task?  How WOULD you go about picking wine for a large group of people at a restaurant whether you’re with friends, family or colleagues?  What DO you actually do when the server comes back with the wine?  Smell the cork, taste the wine?  What ARE some of…

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September 23, 2019

Willamette Valley Travel Guide

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Oh hey, did you hear?  I just teamed up with two of my favorite lady bosses, Regina + Katie, owners of the fabulous Ready + Roam!  These gorgeous travel mavens are the queens of laying out some of the easiest details for traveling your best life, world wide.  Not only are their travel guides easy…

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September 4, 2019

Best MN Wine based SIP at the MN State Fair?

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Welp.  There’s definitely never a dull moment when I’m on the Jason Show, that’s for sure.  Our segment this week at the MN State Fair was no exception. The best MN wine based SIP at the MN State Fair?  Yep, we reviewed that, and more. From wine slushees, spritzers to meads.  Check it out!

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August 28, 2019

Does the SHAPE of your wine glass matter?

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My friend, Jason Matheson, and I have knocked down a LOT of really fun segments on his very popular daytime TV show, The Jason Show.  However, our newest has all but broken the internet with the amount of interaction we’ve had with a recent segment we filmed centering around the SCIENCE + technology behind WINE GLASSWARE shapes.…

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August 24, 2019

Popsicle Sparkler Recipe for your 4th of July Fun!

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With the 4th of July holiday just around the corner, you’re gonna need a super delicious                    (+ easy) treat for your backyard entertaining — am I right? Let’s start with the backstory to this succulent summer treat recipe we recently concocted…  I performed an in home event last…

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June 30, 2019

Father’s Day RECIPES + WINE PAIRINGS!

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We’re at it again! Chef Corey of Create Catering + I were on Fox 9 sharing a mouthwatering variety of RECIPES + WINE PAIRINGS for Father’s Day with our favorite local daytime TV host, Jason Matheson, of The Jason Show. Check out what we think you should be whipping up this coming Sunday to celebrate your…

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June 13, 2019

Coming up Rosés!

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This week on the Jason Show, I share a handful of the freshest rosés we’re seeing in the market as we begin the first week of April. Get excited — rosés are hitting the shelves!    Check out this delicious list of some of my early season favorites  — head to minute 34:10 in the latest episode…

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April 8, 2019

Girl Scout Cookies + Wine

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You asked + of course, I was up for the task! Yes, I know that the world has been pairing wine to Girl Scout cookies for some time.  After all of your emails asking why I had not done it — I finally broke down and yes…took one for the team!  16 boxes of G.S.…

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March 22, 2019
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