Opus One staircase to cellars
Opus One Entrance, Napa Valley
Standing in Opus One’s curved cellar
Leonetti Winery Tasting Room
Winemaker Chris Figgins, Leonetti & Figgins Winery, Walla Walla, Washington
The tasting room, Fidelitas, Red Mountain.
Winemaker Charlie Hoppes of Fidelitas Winery, at Fidelitas tasting room in Red Mountain AVA, Washington.
More Pinot Noir Grapes by clonal type.
Pinot Noir Grapes by clonal type, from Benovia Winery, Russian River, Sonoma, California.
Grapes with some noble rot beginning (botrytis).
Sunburned grapes in Sonoma, California.
The cheese and charcuterie plate at Lynmar Estate Winery.
Our host, Michael, telling us about the Lynmar wines.
The gorgeous flower and herb garden off the patio at Lynmar Estate Winery.
The vineyards of Lynmar Estate Winery.
The caves at Lynmar Estate Winery where we enjoyed barrel tastings.
A private tour of the winery.
The caves at Antica
Visiting Antica with friend Laura
The tasting and nibbles at Antica
Views from Atlas Peak: Antica Winery – Napa Valley
Wines tasted at Chappellet Winery
Wines enjoyed one late night after class, American Sommelier Association, New York City.
I don’t drink spirits often, but this is a really good Mezcal!
Really good wine enjoyed at Balthazar, New York City.
For Canvasback wine
Spring time in Napa Valley
The vineyards at Volker Eisele Family Estate Winery
The old barn, converted into a lovely tasting room at Volker Eisele Family Estate Winery
Vineyards at Chappellet Winery, Napa Valley
A beautiful distillery owned by friends who rehabbed the building. Check it out if you’re in Boston!
This is the building I lived in while studying wine in New York City
The grapes are getting sweet, ripening and turning color
Vines in Amador County, California
Entrance to Caves
Vineyards at Thomas George Winery
This is where the landscape goes from desert to lush Evergreen trees
This is where most grapes from WA are grown
Course: Around The World With Pinot Noir
A concert, with wine of course, at Chat. Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, Washington
Course: How To Wine Taste Like The Pro’s! (June 15, 2016)
Course: How To Wine Taste Like The Pro’s! (June 9, 2016)
Course: Old World/New World Wines (May 5, 2016)
Course: Around the World With Cabernet Sauvignon (April 21, 2016)
Course: Entertaining Clients, How to Confidently Order A Quality Bottle of Wine (March 24, 2016)
Course: Entertaining Clients, How to Confidently Order A Quality Bottle of Wine (March 4, 2016)
Course: Entertaining Clients: How to Confidently Order A Quality Bottle of Wine (February 25, 2016)
Course: Entertaining Clients, How to Confidently Order a Quality Bottle of Wine (January 21, 2016)
The cheese plate at Johnny’s
Enjoying a bottle of wine at Johnny’s in Calistoga, California
Wine bar in Harlem where I worked as a Sommelier.
A selfie of hubby and me!
Course: Entertaining Clients, How to Confidently Order a Quality Bottle of Wine (December 2, 2015)
Rioja Wines tasted at SommCon in San Diego (November 2015)
Wine Seminar at SommCon
SommCon Bordeaux Wine Tasting
SommCon Chardonnay tasting
This was given to me by a friend at a dinner party as a joke. Yuk!
The first day we brought Jaxon home!
Course: Old World/New World Wines (August 11, 2015)
Course: Old World/New World Wines (August 12, 2015)
Course: Old World/New World Wines (August 10, 2015)
Central Park with a partially frozen lake, 2013.
Another concert at Chat. Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, Washington.
The view from our apartment, 51st and 2nd, Manhattan.
The New York Skyline, summer 2013, when my besties came to visit!
St. Paddy’s day in New York City.
The St. Paddy’s Day parade down 5th Avenue, New York City.
Having fun New Year’s Eve with my besties!