Sparkling Wine

VineSleuth | By Amy Gross – We made it to April, when Houston has the most glorious weather of the year. I think it is time to enjoy a glass of Champagne to celebrate, don’t you? And while we are enjoying our bubbly, let’s talk a bit about all that glorious fizzy stuff. First things first....

absolutely! Delicious with Tony Vallone – April 2016

absolutely! DELICIOUS | By Tony Vallone – Spoil mom with a meal that tells a story this year for Mother’s Day. This year, don’t just pamper mom. Spoil her! And when I say, “spoil her,” I don’t mean just taking her out to dinner and a movie. No, that sounds like a first date! Take her out...

absolutely! Delicious with Tony Vallone – March 2016

Easter comes early this year on Sunday, March 27th. – That means it’s already time to gear up for the holidays, for the change in seasons and for the return of warm weather. Easter and Passover, which begins Friday, April 22nd, are holidays that remind us of the cycles of life and the time for...

Girl Scout Cookies and Wine: Two of My Favorite Things!

VineSleuth | By Amy Gross – We’re wrapping up Girl Scout cookie time, and I know you have a few boxes just ready to be enjoyed. I bet you have a few bottles of wine also ready to be enjoyed. So, what should you do? Enjoy them together, of course! Just recently I pulled together a few friends, opened...

Swap up for Big Game Day

absolutely! DELICIOUS – Chicken wings, guacamole and cheesy dips are America’s top choices for most big game day menus, but the same recipes year after year can get tiring. Forget the same-old spread, and surprise your guests with a little more taste and pizazz this year. Put these tips into play...

absolutely! Delicious with Tony Vallone – January 2016

Sometimes, we spend so much time focusing on the food we cook that we forget that wine is also a food product. It’s made from grapes that often grow alongside the wheat, tomatoes and olives that go into so many things we love to eat, like pasta, tomato sauce and olive oil. In Italy, we have a saying: “No...

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