In 2014, I earned my wine certification through phillywine.com, which required me to travel to Philadelphia to sit for the exam. During my trip, one of my classmates convinced me that I need to try Pennsylvania wines *CLICK HERE TO READ*
Countless American wineries begin with a moment of clarity when someone decides to change direction and follow his or her passion. Such is the case with Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery in Chester County, Pennsylvania, founded in 2005 by Brad Galer, a doctor, and Lele Galer, an artist, who at the time decided that they […]
I am honored to share with you my latest visit to Penns Woods Winery on September 7, 2015, written for and published by American Winery Guide.
Seriously, where has September gone? Where has this year gone? September has been another whirlwind month for me, with a new career and writing opportunities unfolding before my very eyes.
Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved. ~ William Jennings Bryan When deciding to follow his passion of producing wine, Anthony Vietri had to make a choice: give it a go in California, […]
It’s not quite yet the end of August, but below is my month-end roundup of great wines, from Dry Creek Valley, Napa Valley, Pennsylvania, Sonoma County, Spain, and Willamette Valley. This is not an all-inclusive list, so if you haven’t checked out this post from my trip to Hudson-Chatham Winery a couple of weeks ago, please do. […]
Wow, it’s been one month since I posted. Where does the time go? This year is flying by! This means it’s that time again, a roundup of some wines I’ve been tasting. This edition includes wines from Portugal to California to Pennsylvania, some outstanding price-to-quality sippers. Esporão Alentejo Esporão Reserva Tinto 2012, $19.99 SRP (sample) […]
It’s been a month since I last posted. I’ve been working, traveling, attending chiropractic sessions, assisting a friend with her new business venture, oh, and surviving the Napa earthquake. I can’t believe it’s September already. Regarding the earthquake, I was very fortunate to have not sustained any damage, just some stuff was moved, including large […]
On a recent trip back to the East Coast, I had the opportunity to discover Penns Woods Winery, thanks to a Philadelphia-area blogger, who had recommended the winery to me for some time and has written about many of their perhaps unconventional pairing events, such as their wine and cupcake pairing event, International Bacon Day, and Penns Woods […]