Get your wine glass in formation, because August 28th is National Red Wine Day. Did you know that red wine is the #1 go to when people want a glass of vino? Oh, yes it is! Tune in for some wine info and some of my red wine picks.
You can also find my wine reviews on Vivino.com next time you are looking for a wine. Cheers!
It's National Rum Month and August 16th is National Rum Day. If ever it was time for a rum adventure it's now. In this episode get some suggestions for rum destinations such as Martinique. Plus some ideas for sipping rums like Rhum Clément.
Tune in for a little yo ho ho and a bottle of rum. Cheers!
Wine and cheese are the perfect pairing! The two have been the perfect marriage for centuries. Tune in to get some pairing ideas for yummy French cheeses and blue cheese.
Be ready to celebrate National Wine & Cheese Day on July 25th. It's a whole day to indulge in the two aphrodisiacs.
For wine suggestions/reviews find me on Vivino. Cheers!
Did you know that July 10th is National Piña Colada Day, oh yes it is! It's a day to celebrate to the delicious cocktail that makes you feel like you are having fun in the sun.
Don't forget that this drink is all about the rum. Make sure your rum is on point and you can't go wrong. Tune in for the 411. Cheers!
Did you know that June is Idaho Wine Month? Yes, Idaho Wine Month. There's alot going on in Idaho. They have four AVAs and new wineries are popping up everyday.
Don't sleep on Idaho wine. It's a beautiful region that's on the come up. Take a trip to the area or have some of the wine sent your way. Tune in to some 411 on the Idaho wine game. Cheers!
Get ready to break out the bubbly and tune in for some Prosecco picks. There are five Prosecco wines to be on the look out for when you want to take your palate on an Italian journey: Altaneve Prosecco, Giuliana Prosecco, Mionetto Organic Prosecco Brut, Vino dei Fratelli Prosecco, and Bellisima Prosecco Brut. Sparkle on! Cheers.
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May 5th brings promises of margaritas and mint juleps. It's a good day to have both cocktails.
That being said, the margarita already gets a lot of love and attention, but what's going on with mint juleps? Tune in to find out! It's a fabulous cocktail that can easily be working into your drink rotation. No need to wait for Derby Day. Cheers!
It's time to think pink! In this episode find out about four French wines that you should pick up next time you are in the mood for rosé. Three picks are from Provence and one is from Alsace: The Palm by Whispering Angel, Inspiration by Château de Berne, Rosé In The Air by Château Roquefeuille, and Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose.
Get a bottle or two and rosé all day!
Shout out to the red wine drinks. On April 17th, it's Malbec World Day. It's a day to raise your glass and indulge in a sexy red wine. Argentina is known for making some of the best Malbec wine in the world. Tune in to get the scoop.
Check out the Twitter chat about Malbec wine at: #MalbecArgentino.
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In this episode, Yolanda Shoshana, gives you wine picks under $20 for spring and summer. Most of the wines are under $15, with a few exceptions. Some of the selections include La Vieille Ferme, Arrogant Frog Lily Pad Chardonnay, Santa Julia Brut Rosé and Gruet Brut Rosé. Tune in to get the 411 and so much more. Cheers!
In this episode Yolanda Shoshana gives a recap of Vinexpo New York 2018. The trade event made it's way to New York for two days bringing wine/spirit people from across the globe. It was two days filled with wine tastings, masterclasses, workshops and networking. Tune in to find out what went down. Cheers!
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In this episode, Yolanda Shoshana, gives some love to Port. The Portuguese sweet wine is popular in England and is slowly but surely becoming popular in other part of the world. While it is known for being a dessert wine, it is perfect to pair with cheese.
Tune in to find out more about the history of Port and what you should be pairing with this delicious wine.
Grey Goose has deemed itself "The World's Best Tasting Vodka", they may have a point. It's French, fly, and fabulous.
Tune in to find out about the Grey Goose camionnette as well as special touches that the luxury vodka puts into production. Then there is Grey Goose Interpreted by Ducasse which is a special limited edition vodka that should be in every home bar.
During this month of love instead of Champagne, have a sexy time with brandy. There was a time when brandy was the "go to spirit". There are so many delicious brandies around the world tune in to find out the 411 on this sensual spirit. Get into Cognac, Armagnac, pisco, and so much more. Cheers!
Did you know that there is a day to celebrate beer in a can? Get ready to celebrate Beer Can Appreciation Day which is January 24, the day that beer in a can hit the market for sale in 1935.
Tune in to find out more about the history of beer in a can and some picks for which beers you should be on the lookout for. Cheers!
In this episode, Yolanda Shoshana, highlights four gems for your glass from Italy: Pominio Chardonnay 2016, Insolia Principi di Butera 2015, Zonin NV Cuvée 1821 Brut, and Amaro Montenegro.
Italy is known for producing wonderful wine and fabulous spirits, tune in to get the scoop.
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In this episode, let's talk about rum. There are so many good cocktails that you can make with rum, it's time to get it into your drink rotation.
Tune into find out more about Bumbu Rum and Diplomáticoc Reserva Exclusiva. Cheers!
There are traditions around food and drink that we do doing the holiday season. In this episode, Yolanda Shoshana, talks about some of those traditions. Do you ever wonder about eggnog? How about latkes. Just what the heck to gingerbread houses have to do with the holidays? Tune in to get the 411. Cheers!
Tempranillo is known as the signature grape of Spain that makes some delightful medium-bodied red wines. A great way to get down and dirty with Tempranillo would be to celebrate International Tempranillo Day, the second Thursday of November.
If you enjoy red wine, don't sleep on Tempranillo, your palate will thank you. Tune in to get the 411. Cheers!
Also check out my interview with Ana Fabiano, Rioja's North American Ambassador and author of The Wine Region of Rioja.