Archive for 'Quick Sips'

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 [...]

What they’re drinking at the boat show

What they’re drinking at the boat show

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine The one subject as popular as the boats this month in Fort Lauderdale may be the wines: Who: Stephanie and John Herring The boat: Red Herring, a 2014 [...]

Wineries, breweries round out Florida trip

Wineries, breweries round out Florida trip

By Patti Roth City & Shore Magazine Take a tour. Try an unfamiliar flavor. (Watermelon or avocado wine, anyone? Or ale infused with zesty orange?) There’s even a tomato wine, fermented with peppers. Dozens of wineries [...]

Sommelier picks top rose wines under $25

Sommelier picks top rose wines under $25

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine There’s never a bad time to drink pink, but no better way to chill out the warmer months ahead than with a cold glass of rosé. Full disclosure, [...]