Holiday

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

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

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 Halloween Candy + Wine Pairings!

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We’re gearing up for Halloween with all of our favorite treats paired to a variety of delicious wine styles from around the globe!  Video brought to you via my new national wine club, Sip Better.  Check it out!

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October 30, 2017

Perfect Pairings for your Memorial Day Holiday

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As Memorial Day weekend approaches, we gear up for a weekend of relaxation, friends, outdoor picnics and family gatherings.  From sausages on the grill to picnic goodies and grandma’s homemade salads – we head to our favorite retail bottle shops for all the quintessential wines for pairing.  As the weather turns warmer, most head to…

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May 19, 2017

Easter Wine Picks on Fox 9

Easter Wine Picks with Sommelier Leslee Miller on Fox 9

Looking for a few last minute wine ideas for pairing to your Easter brunch or dinner table?  This morning on Fox 9 with Todd Walker, I give you a nice selection of pinks, whites & reds to pair up to all those delicious traditional Easter eats!  Check ‘em out here:

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April 16, 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

Wine Cocktails for your Holiday Season

Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry!   While you’ve spent oodles of time preparing appetizers, cookies and other treats for your arriving holiday guests – creating something tasty & unique from the beverage department shouldn’t take hours of your time OR break the bank!  Here are a few fun ideas that I…

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December 15, 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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