Archive for 'Quick Sips'

Wine and spirited holiday gift ideas

Wine and spirited holiday gift ideas

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Here are some wine and spirits suggestions, in ascending order of price, that will make anyone’s holiday season brighter. Gancia sparkling Prosecco Rosé, $12.99. Drizly.com and Wine.com. For more information on [...]

Cool, cool summer cocktail recipes

Cool, cool summer cocktail recipes

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine As the days grow longer (and hotter), our thoughts turn to lighter, fresher cocktails. Some of South Florida’s best mixologists are here to share their thoughts on libations [...]

Kick off summer with Grand Tour Florida

Kick off summer with Grand Tour Florida

By Peg San Felippo  City & Shore Magazine If you’re up for a new wine adventure, here’s one you won’t want to miss, Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour Florida. The evening of incredible wines from 220 wineries from [...]

Knowing when to pull the cork, or to wait

Knowing when to pull the cork, or to wait

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine You’ve waited a long time to open that special bottle only to discover – at first sip – it’s way past its prime. Is there anything worse than [...]

Wine pros remember their first (wine) loves

Wine pros remember their first (wine) loves

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine You never forget the first wine you fall in love with. You know, the one that catches your attention, makes you want to know everything about it, the [...]

Gifts for the wine, spirit people on your list

Gifts for the wine, spirit people on your list

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Keep it covered Nothing ruins a nice glass of wine outdoors quicker than finding an insect or debris floating in it. Enter Drink Tops ventilated silicone wine glass [...]

Our sommelier suggests: before, after show

Our sommelier suggests: before, after show

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Looking for a special place to stop for a drink before or after the show? Our resident sommelier suggests some great spots close to entertainment venues that offer [...]

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 [...]