Archive for 'Quick Sips'

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, [...]

A wine shopping list direct from wine judges

A wine shopping list direct from wine judges

By Mark Gauert City & Shore Magazine Wines from California emerged from the smoke and fire that swept Sonoma and Napa counties last fall to take most of the medals this year at South Florida’s home-grown [...]

10 award-winning wines, and how to find them

10 award-winning wines, and how to find them

By Peg San Felippo City & Shore Magazine One of my pet peeves is hearing about a terrific wine and then not being able to find it. So after this year’s American Fine Wine Competition in [...]

Distillers try rum with a twist of orange

Distillers try rum with a twist of orange

By Patti Roth City & Shore Magazine For many of us, rum lives up to a well-deserved reputation as a party animal. We savor it in fun, fruity and sometimes neon-hued drinks at poolside soirées, on [...]