Finding Our Spot (Italian Style)

After over 3 years living in Falls Church, we have finally found “our” Italian restaurant. I’m a firm believer that when you move and settle down there are a few things you make sure you have. First thing being a grocery store. Second a place with a good wine selection, now that’s just obvious. Lastly,…

IT’S SO HOT, I SEE RED

It’s August in the DMV and it feels like it’s 500 degrees out. When it comes to wine, the thought of drinking anything, but a cold refreshing glass makes some people cringe. I on the other hand don’t mind sipping on a red wine when it’s 100 degrees with a heat index of 110. Call…

Summer Wines: My Top 5

1. Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling Eroica Feeling like you need to change it up from Sauvignon blanc and Pinot Grigio? Give this Riesling a try! Funny coming from me, because I tend to keep my distance from Riesling. They’ve just never been my cup of “wine”. However, I love Washington State wines and Chateau Ste…

Charlottesville Take 2

This is a follow up to my most recent post about revisiting Charlottesville. Let me just say, I am in love with Charlottesville. It is a beautiful part of Virginia and full of rich history and wine, of course. Last weekend we headed down to Charlottesville to celebrate two wonderful people getting married. Before getting…