Tag: Red Wine

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 27, Corn Dogs, NASCAR, And North Carolina Wine

The Oscars are done (for the record, I picked 10 of 24 Oscar categories without having seen any of the films. Read that here).  Bring on the Daytona 500…  Again… Again?  Hopefully the Great American Race will actually get the green flag tonight at 7:00 P.M. eastern. I won’t claim to be the biggest NASCAR fan ever (heck, I don’t… Read more →

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 24, Who Woulda Thought This Would Be Such A Chore?

So Day 24 finds The Rib and me in beautiful downtown Richmond, VA for the 2012 Virginia Wine Expo.  Between traffic and other stuff, we got down from Northern Virginia a little later than planned.  The result: we missed an hour of the wine tasting and I didn’t give notes on today’s wine until after we returned to our hotel… Read more →

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 23, A Grape, A Pork Chop, and A Piece of Bubble Gum Walk Into a Bar…

We’re on the home stretch of the Twenty-Wine Days of February.  I am relieved—since I don’t have to go all-out to find a wine, pair it with a meal, cook the meal, and write it up on the same day—but am also a bit disappointed—since this has been a pretty fun little experiment.  It’s not over yet, though: one week… Read more →

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 14, Anniversary and Valentine’s Day and Love and Stuff

Some years ago on this day, The Rib and I were married in Huntingdon, England  (the beginning of our ‘full-time fancy’ lifestyle, I suppose) in what was THE social event of the year for a small group of U.S. military brothers and sisters in arms (in short, we eloped).  If I’ve made even one good decision in my life, marrying… Read more →