2016 Inama Vin Soave (Soave Classico) Review

Wine of the Week is a 2016 Inama Vin Soave (Soave Classico). Awarded 87 points from Wine Enthusiast, notes include citrus, almond, nectarine, pear and an assortment of florals. This bottle can be purchased for around $15.



2017 Vermentino Toscana Review

Wine of the Week is straight from Italy! Notes include citrus and peach. For about $11 a bottle, this was an outstanding deal. We purchased it from a local wine shop in Queen Anne, Washington but after doing some research online I see that it can be bought at other places as well. Pair this wine with fish or poultry this summer for those perfect hot weather days ahead.



2014 Sozo Pinot Noir Review

This weeks Wine of the Week is a 2014 Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley, Oregon. Oregon (my home state!) is known for their Pinots so this was bound to be delicious. The notes in this wine include cranberry, black cherry, strawberry and vanilla. The finishing notes consist of raspberry and a “bit of pie spice”. (www.sozo.com) Sozo recommends pairing this wine with either pork, salmon, poultry, veal, or vegetarian dishes.

To learn more about where to purchase this wine (it’s sold for around $30 + tax) along with other creations by Sozo, visit their website at http://www.sorzo.gift/home-page.com




White Claw Hard Seltzer Review

Happy Memorial Day weekend everyone! This week I’m switching it up for Wine of the Week and blogging about spiked sparking water. Only 100 calories and all natural, this makes for the perfect weekend drink as we BBQ and celebrate. Flavors vary from Natural Lime to Ruby Grapefruit, Raspberry and even Black Cherry. I also tried the Ruby Grapefruit flavor which was delicious!

About White Claw:

“To craft an alcohol base pure enough for an invigorating surge of refreshment, we developed our proprietary BrewPure™ Process. This gives White Claw the cleanest tasting, gluten free alcohol base possible. We only use artesian water and natural flavors; no crystalline fructose, dietary fiber or preservatives are added.” (www.whiteclaw.com)

To learn more about where to purchase White Claw, visit their website at http://www.whiteclaw.com



Rodney Strong Sauvignon Blanc Review

We drink the wine we deserve! About to work out so I can enjoy this delicious wine later. Wine of the Week is a Rodney Strong Sauvignon Blanc. Notes include peach, citrus and an assortment of tropical flavors. On sale from $13.99 to $8.99, I was so happy to find this bottle at QFC (grocery store chain owned by Kroger). Highly recommended for anyone looking for a crisp, fresh white wine to drink as the days get hotter.



O & T Sauvignon Review

Wine of the Week is a Sauvignon from France 🇫🇷  We recently started decorating for Spring/Summer and what better way to prepare for the new season than with some fresh, crisp white wine? Found at QFC (grocery store owned by Kroger) on sale from $11.99 to $8.99, I was SO impressed with this wine. Incredible quality for an incredible price.



Whispering Angel Rosé and Loulay Review

The weather is starting to get warm so what better way to spend the afternoon than chilling some Whispering Angel over ice? Light fruit flavors make this the perfect spring time rosé. Price is around $20 a bottle if purchased at a store (such as Total Wine) but we purchased this off the menu at Loulay, a restaurant in Seattle, Washington. For lunch I split their burger and crab risotto with a friend. A very rich but delicious meal! Highly recommended food and wine. To learn more about this restaurant visit:




Cupcake Prosecco Review

Wine of the Week is some bubbly by Cupcake Vineyards. Notes include grapefruit, white peach and honeydew with a “toasted brioche finish”. (https://www.cupcakevineyards.com/wine/prosecco/) 

For around $9.99 at QFC, (local grocery store chain owned by Kroger) I think this is a fantastic deal. Rated 92 points by Los Angeles International, this Prosecco is loved by all.

To learn more about their wines visit http://www.cupcakevineyards.com



Golan Heights Winery 2016 Mount Hermon Red Review

Wine of the week is a 2016 Mount Hermon red. All the way from the Golan Heights Winery in Israel, you will not be disappointed with this bottle. Wine enthusiast rated it at 92 points and labeled it as “Best Buy”. 

Notes include vanilla, mixed berries, butterscotch, violet and juniper. The finish is a mixture of both floral notes and cranberry. 

Found for around $13, this is an incredible price for how delicious it is. Highly recommended.