More on Vintage 95 and the Downtown Chandler scene…

Read attached link below for full article on Vintage 95.  Also, be sure to mark your calendar for Wednesday, January 11th at 7pm for their 5 course dinner paired with wines from Robert Biale Vineyards.  Robert Biale had the foresight to plant Zinfandel after prohibition and the family continues to produce beautiful Zinfandel, as well…

My Wine Cellar, new Owner launches Wine 101 classes January 16th!

My Wine Cellar has been a staple on Warner Road in Ahwatukee for over a decade, but now under new ownership the subtle changes seem to enhance its already intimate vibe.  Shannon Rush bought the restaurant in October of 2016.  Rush moved from South East Asia to Philadelphia, PA at 17, where she submerged herself…

Marchesi di Barolo

Our final day in Italy began with Barolo, the king of wines.  Since these are some of the most elite wines in the world I knew it would be a day of indulgence.  Valentina greeted us in the corridor apologizing for the rain as if she was solely responsible for the weather hiccup.  She quickly…

Medici Ermete, Emilia and the Parmiggiano Reggiano Farm

A woman with a past might feel uneasy waking up in a convent so I was relieved to remember Al Vecchio Convento was no longer used in that capacity.  Kidding aside, I tried to imagine what the village was like at that time. There was a warm nurturing type of energy flowing through the streets…