Archive for 'Quick Sips'

An easy guide to matching wine and food

An easy guide to matching wine and food

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Over the years, I’ve found picking the perfect wine is only slightly more intimidating to people than matching the wine with food. So to help take the apprehension [...]

Winning wines from 2021 AFWC competition

Winning wines from 2021 AFWC competition

By Mark Gauert City & Shore Magazine Wines from California dominated the 2021 American Fine Wine Competition, judged May 29-31 at Florida International University in North Miami, including five of the seven Best of Show categories. [...]

Sipping away on a rum trip to Panama

Sipping away on a rum trip to Panama

By Mark Gauert City & Shore Magazine It’s been a year for a lot of armchair traveling. And, to be honest, a lot of armchair drinking. A recent Consumer Reports survey of 2,500 adults in the [...]

The many wonders of a stylish home bar

The many wonders of a stylish home bar

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore HOME Issue While going out for a glass of wine or cocktail still may not be an option now, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite libation in [...]

Something special about Burgundy wine

Something special about Burgundy wine

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Mention the word Burgundy and you will have my full, immediate attention. Don’t get me wrong, there are terrific wines from regions all over the world – there’s [...]

Savoring a moment of truth – and Vérité

Savoring a moment of truth – and Vérité

By Mark Gauert City & Shore Magazine – The Luxury Issue I’m sitting at one end of a long wooden table at the Restaurant at The Setai in Miami Beach. Maximilan Riedel is at the other [...]

Bourbon making far from old Kentucky home

Bourbon making far from old Kentucky home

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine – The Luxury Issue With demand for cult labels soaring, quality distilleries across the country are filling glasses with bourbon made far from its old Kentucky home. Here’s [...]

Wines to open to celebrate a milestone

Wines to open to celebrate a milestone

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore 20th Anniversary issue Milestones and life events – such as a 20th anniversary – call for a celebration, and there’s no better reason to open a really special bottle of [...]

A crash course in drinking al fresco

A crash course in drinking al fresco

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Al fresco – outdoors, “in the open air” – has always been a special way to socialize. It’s also, happy coincidence, a great way to social distance. Well [...]

Pink outside the box: rosé cocktails

Pink outside the box: rosé cocktails

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Summer days are best with rosés – even in unusual ways The warmest days of summer are upon us, and rosé season has begun. We could all use [...]