Archive for 'Quick Sips'

‘Sipping through America’ wine event Jan. 19

‘Sipping through America’ wine event Jan. 19

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine The 13th annual American Fine Wine Competition (AFWC) and “Sipping Through America’’ event is right around the corner. The AFWC judging will be Jan. 19-20th at FIU’s Chaplin [...]

The sommeliers suggest for the holidays

The sommeliers suggest for the holidays

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Our panel of South Florida sommeliers share some great wines for the holidays – and ideas to ensure everyone (including you) has a good time at the party: [...]

Gift ideas for Wine and Spirits Lovers

Gift ideas for Wine and Spirits Lovers

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Wine for Normal People: A Guide for Real People Who Like Wine, But Not the Snobbery That Goes with It by Elizabeth Schneider. Hot off the presses from [...]

Wines that taste as good as the labels look

Wines that taste as good as the labels look

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine Wine, like art, is all about personal taste. When you find a winery that’s passionate about both, what better way to link the two than through the label. [...]

A sommelier’s guide to waterfront wining

A sommelier’s guide to waterfront wining

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine There’s nothing better than a cruise on the waterways – unless it includes a stop at a restaurant with great food and great wines. Some seasoned South Florida [...]

In cocktails, everything old is new again

In cocktails, everything old is new again

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine  Some classic spirits are finding new life in recipes from trendsetting establishments. Among the more spirited-examples: Bourbon Born in Kentucky, bourbon is America’s only indigenous spirit. By law [...]

Endless summer: Rosé earns year-round status

Endless summer: Rosé earns year-round status

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine While rosé’s popularity continues to soar, things are changing in the pink-wine world. Once known only as a summer drink, restaurants and wine bars across the country keep [...]

Restaurants where the wine pairs up with the food

Restaurants where the wine pairs up with the food

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine If you like wine, going out to a restaurant can be a challenge. Not because the food won’t be great, but because the wine list may be narrow, [...]

Beautiful cellars for beautiful wines

Beautiful cellars for beautiful wines

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine There are beautiful wines and then there are beautiful wine cellars. Here are some stunning examples. The owners: Debi and Andy Weisman, Parkland The Cellar: Formally an outside [...]

Pour your heart out this Valentine’s Day with sparkling wine

Pour your heart out this Valentine’s Day with sparkling wine

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine While there’s never a bad time to drink bubbles, nothing adds to a Valentine’s Day celebration like a bottle of sparkling wine. Thanks to a confluence of price [...]