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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

Aphrodisiac Foods + Wine Pairings on The Jason Show

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Valentine’s Day Recipes + Wine Pairings Abound in my most recent Jason Show appearance! Click THIS LINK to watch! Kumamoto Oysters paired to:  Keush Sparkling Brut Cocoa Dusted Candied Hazelnuts paired to:  Domaine des Terres Dorées ‘FRV 100’ Ingredients: 250 Grams of Nuts ( your choice) 150 Grams of Granulated Sugar 40 Grams of Water Salt to Taste…

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February 13, 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

Sip Better Wine Club Press

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I am over the moon to announce our first press review at  Sip Better!  Thank you to our friends at Minnesota Monthly + the lovely Ms. Joy Summers for this very flattering review.     Wine Clubs: The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Sip Better figures out your taste for wine and goes deep BY JOY SUMMERS…

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May 21, 2018

Easter Wines + Mimosa Bar!

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We’re less than a week away from hop-hop-hopping into one of my favorite holidays, Easter! If you missed my segment on The Jason Show last week, here it is giving you all of the tips for pairing wine to deviled eggs, ham and your Easter basket candy. And, a whole slew of delicious ideas for…

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March 26, 2018

Valentine’s Day Wine + Chocolate Pairings

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Happy Valentine’s Day, folks! If you missed my segment this week on The Jason Show on Fox 9, here’s what you missed… Wine + Chocolate Pairings!  Okay, truth be told — wine, liqueurs and vermouth all paired to chocolate. Here’s the segment!  And, in case you’re headed off to your favorite bottle shop for these…

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February 15, 2018

The Best Bubbles for NYE as told by Wine Industry Professionals

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Still looking for THE bubble when it comes to your NYE celebration?  Well, you just struck the ‘bubble lottery’ with this one!  I asked a few of my fave peeps in the wine industry (from retailers, writers, on premise managers, to distribution, winemakers, educators, supplier/importers and beyond) to give me their favorite sparkly for the upcoming holiday. …

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December 27, 2017

Last minute Thanksgiving Day Wine Picks!

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Still not sure what wines to pair to your Thanksgiving Day table?  Catch up with my favorite picks for the Jason Show on Fox 9 pairing to everything from the bird, to your fave green bean casserole and into those yummy dessert plates! Wines featured: Gifts for the host/hostess:  Field Recordings Blanc de Franc (sparkling Cab…

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November 22, 2017

Best NYE Bubbles as selected by Wine Professionals

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By this point, you should all know the rule about bubbles, right?   “Bubbles should not be reserved just for special occasions, but enjoyed all year round!” Ask any industry professional what they’re drinking every month of the year and any one of us will most likely tell you ‘bubbles’.  While yes, we all love a little…

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December 19, 2016

Amusée’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

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Once a year, I put out a list of all my favorite wines & (sometimes) gifts, gadgets and more of the past year as a gift guide for all the oenophiles in your life.   With baited breath and much anticipation, after receiving several emails, tweets and pokes as to WHEN the 2016 list would arrive, at…

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December 7, 2016
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