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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

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

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

Bubbly, Red or White for your Valentine!

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This week, I had the pleasure of spending a bit of time with the very talented + legendary news anchor, Diana Pierce!  Ms. Diana has a new Facebook channel that shares a great deal of awesome local news stories called: What’s next?  with Diana Pierce. Catch Diana + I chatting to a wide variety of…

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February 9, 2019

Wine + Wellness — sugars, calories + alcohol in wine

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What’s in your wine? This week on the Jason Show  on Fox 9, I chat to the healthy + not so healthy parts of wine — sugar, additives + calories in wine.  What’s in YOUR glass? Watch as I compare a few very popular wines to the sugars in a can of coca cola! For…

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January 11, 2019

Salty, Savory, Sweet Holiday Snacks paired to the best Vinos

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This week on the Jason Show, Chef Corey Meier of Create Catering + I concocted a serious collection of delicious holiday snacks paired to wines of all kind — sparkly, red, oh + a holiday wine-tail to boot! Check out our segment with dear friend, Jason Matheson, of The Jason Show (RECIPES + WINES listed below!) Caramel Brittle Sea…

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December 12, 2018

The English Muffin Stuffing that broke the Internet!

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Turns out our little ‘Boujee Thanksgiving Sides’ segment sort of broke the internet this week when Chef Corey Meier’s (of Create Catering – my catering team for Amusée) English Muffin Stuffing, became the talk of The Jason Show after our live segment on Wednesday went viral.  Otherwise known as STUFFING GATE, here’s the infamous showdown of Corey’s Stuffing (and my wine pairings!) versus…

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November 17, 2018

Pumpkin Spice Latte WINE Alternatives!

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Think about it just for a second… If you took a Pumpkin Spice Latte and deconstructed it, what are the parts of this favorite fall drink that you love the most?  The Pumpkin?  The Spice?  or The Latte? I broke up every part of this frothy delicious fall treat + gave you oodles of wines…

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October 16, 2018
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