Wine Recommendations

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

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

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

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

Wine Enthusiast Mention for Amusée

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Minneapolis, One of the Best Wine Scenes in America Think premier wine travel can only be found in places like California, France or Italy? This Midwest metropolis offers unique experiences unlike any other. BY STACY BROOKS Founders Ky and Mel Guse of GYST Fermentation Bar With its northern latitude and snowy winters, Minneapolis isn’t an…

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October 20, 2018
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