Romain Teyteau from Les Vins Georges Duboeuf
Every now and then I mention one of the unexpected events, wonderful people, or unbelievable wines that make writing this blog worth every hour spent. The great people are everywhere, as it seems to be a prerequisite to working in the wine industry. The other two items
Continue reading Dinner and Beaujolais with The Wines of Georges Duboeuf
Here’s the latest press release on the seminars for the upcoming Boston Wine Expo, February 13 and 14, 2016. There is always lots to choose from and this year will be no exception. The seminars are a great way to expand your wine horizon and try some things you won’t see many other places. The
Continue reading 2016 Boston Wine Expo Update – Seminar List is Out!
There was a new addition to the wine and food event landscape in 2015, and that was SavorCT, which happened this past April in Hartford CT. It was a great two days of food, wine and celebrity chefs. You can read more about it here.
If you missed last year you’re in luck, as
Continue reading Early Ticket Discounts for SavorCT – April 8/9 – 2016!
We’ve recently had some issues at Red Wine Please! courtesy of an unknown hacker, and the site has been down at times over the last week. The cleanup is almost done, but you will notice some of the recent content is gone (for now). We’ll be replacing most of the lost articles and publishing new
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If you like wine and food events you can tell when one is done right. We always rave about the Newport Mansions event in September. Mark Gasbarro does a beautiful event for one night as well in the Providence area. Now everyone has to move over and make room for a new
Continue reading Quick Review of Savor CT: A Great Wine and Food Event
If you read any of our blog you know we love wine and food events, or food and wine events, or beer and pizza events etc. etc. It’s not just due to the great wine and food, meeting new people or generally just having a good time, it’s also because they are almost invariably attached
Continue reading Savor CT Coming April 10-11! Wine and food, and lot’s of it!
Sometimes things just work. Sometimes they don’t. We’ve found it’s far better when they do, so let’s stay on that thread. A little while back we were at Hive Restaurant in Westchester, NY, and they had a Coq au Chinon on the menu. We were tired and in need of a comfortable and cozy evening,
Continue reading Roast Chicken and Chinon – A Perfect Match
We’ve been drinking a lot of Sauvignon Blanc lately, and when you’re looking for something in that family that doesn’t come from California a logical place to look is France. Bordeaux and the Loire Valley produce excellent Suavignon Blancs. Some are expensive, some are very expensive. I just saw a few bottles of the still
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Laurie Forster – the Wine Coach
Laurie Forster is many things, including a life coach, a stand-up comedian and a trained sommelier in her current instantiation. Previously she was in corporate America as a software sales executive, so this is quite a transformation. All in all it’s a pretty impressive array of talents, and
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It’s almost time for our favorite wine event of the year, the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, held September 20-22 and sponsored by FOOD & WINE. Cheri and I have been attending the Grand Tasting since it started eight years ago. For our money it is the best in the area, with great food
Continue reading Reminder – Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival This Month!