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How To Cure Every Holiday Hangover

‘Tis the season for decking the halls, blasting Mariah Carey, and consuming as much food and alcohol as your liver can handle. But while raging at a holiday party can make for some hilarious stories to start the New Year with…it can also make you feel like S#!T the next morning. Sure, you can chug water…

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Christmas Cookies & Wine Pairings

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year.  Everything in the city is lined with twinkle lights, Christmas music is blaring in every retail store (super win when it’s NSYNC’s Home for the Holidays album) and people tend to be happy all around.  The holiday brings about old traditions, one of which is baking…

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Dining, Drinking & Last Minute Travel to Birmingham

The fun thing about life is that it’s full of surprises. Sometimes life presents us with the opportunity for an unplanned vacation (don’t we all love when that happens?!) or last-minute work trip. Who says you can’t find yourself unexpectedly in Birmingham, Alabama, for a few days, in which case you’ll need a place to…

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2017 Holiday Gift Subscriptions Guide

This year, the holidays will look a little bit different for me.  Actually, who am I kidding?  They are going to look a lot different.  There won’t be any cold or snow but rather beaches and sun as I celebrate Christmas this year in Santiago, Chile.  My #giftgivinggoals will consist of internet browsing and ordering, yet all my…

Mendoza Wine Guide: 3 Days, 3 Nights

Most of us dream of places like Mendoza: beautiful mountains, peaceful countryside and handsome winemakers (maybe that’s just me?).  But let’s not forget about the wine itself, especially Mendoza’s most notable, the Malbec. I spent last weekend in Mendoza (rough, I know), an area I’ve wanted to explore for some time.  I’ve been to many…

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Thanksgiving Side Dishes & Wine Pairings

Thanksgiving is a foodie’s dream holiday.  Well, one of the most notable food holidays of the year anyway. Yes, we love turkey day, but it’s really all about the sides, isn’t it? Every year, I look forward to the many side dishes that surround my slices of turkey as well as the other critical must-haves: stretchy…

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Best Wine Bars in Palermo

At some point, shortly after my arrival to Buenos Aires, my mind automatically shifted to wine. Why? Well, take for instance the fact that I lived in Asia for four months where trying to find a good glass of wine was harder than hanging out with herds of elephants.  (Yes, I did, in fact, do…

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Malbec & Meal Pairings

Malbec, Argentina’s claim to fame wine, is a go-to choice for both pairings and stand-alone sipping.  I suppose it’s a great thing that I’m living in Argentina for the next two months, isn’t it?  Malbec and I are bound to take our relationship to the next level and make some great memories during the time…

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10 Truths About Love & Wine ❤️ 🍷

Wine is liquid love in a fancy glass.  There is something lovely about curling up with a glass of red on a chilly evening and taking in the flavors of my favorite wine regions, a couple of which I’m about to move to over coming months.  I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited…

Summer Wine Slushies

Pairs Well With… 4th of July celebrations + Summertime sunshine + Friends + Cheer Summertime cocktails are the best, especially the wine kind.  They hit the spot and taste so refreshing on a hot summer’s day.  Add a few friends, sunshine and some patio chairs on the deck and you’ve got yourself summer happy hour.  These…