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Touring the Cradle of Wine- Georgia

The Birthplace of Wine

When I first learned I’d be traveling to Tbilisi, Georgia for my brother-in-law’s wedding, I was a bit taken back. Georgia, which contains part of the Caucasus Mountains, is nestled in between the Black Sea, Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Chechnya, and Turkey in an ancient land that has seen it’s fair share of conquests, occupations and wars. Read more

Chardonnay grapes ripen in the vineard

8 Chardonnay Fun Facts

You love Chardonnay, I love Chardonnay, we all love Chardonnay. It’s America’s favorite wine, by far. There’s something about Chard’s rich, creamy-smooth mouthfeel, unctuous flavors and honey-sweet fruit that hits the spot. Let’s chill with a glass of wine as we learn eight Chardonnay fun facts! Read more

This stuffed and rolled pork tenderloin may not be strictly traditional, but it takes all of its inspiration from Italian cuisine. Butterflied and filled with layers of sage and rosemary pesto, fresh mozzarella cheese and prosciutto, then rolled up and roasted to juicy perfection. #recipe

Prosciutto, Mozzarella & Sage Pesto Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

I’m excited to be participating in the Pork and Pinot series that La Crema is hosting this summer.As we move into the season for casual entertaining – think afternoon BBQs and long evenings around the picnic table – it’s a good time to stockpile easy, crowd-pleasing recipes that pair perfectly with juicy, light-bodied Pinot Noirs. A terrific stuffed pork tenderloin fits the bill nicely. Read more

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5 Easy Tips for Hosting Happy Hour at Home

As a bona fide hostess, I love any excuse to get friends together! An after-work happy hour is the perfect solution to squeezing in some socializing to our busy lives. We’re used to the lure of happy hour at restaurants and pubs, but there’s no reason you can’t take inspiration from the idea and host your own at home!

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