About Regine Rousseau

Regine T. Rousseau, wine and spirits expert, writer, presenter, and media personality, focuses on making wine knowledge accessible to people at all levels of proficiency. She is recognized as 2022 Leader in the Wine Industry by Wine Magazine Monthly, a nominee of 2020 Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards, Wine Educator of the Year, a WSET Level 3 with Merit, an International Sommelier Guild Level II, and Executive Bourbon Steward, Stave and Thief. Regine has traveled around the globe sharing her wine and spirits expertise. She has authored or been featured in articles in the The Drop, New Yorker, Wine Enthusiast, Pix Wine, Black Enterprise, Black Food and Beverage, Wine Spectator, the Zoe Report, Forbes and Chicago Tribune.
3 01, 2024

Exploring Exceptional Dealcoholized Wines:

By |2024-01-03T13:05:45-06:00January 3rd, 2024|Blogs|

In the spirit of Dry January, a month-long health challenge where individuals abstain from alcohol consumption, many enthusiasts are seeking alternatives to traditional wines. While we are not personally participating in Dry January, we recognize the importance [...]

5 06, 2023

Follow The Bottle: Alto Adige

By |2023-06-05T12:10:37-05:00June 5th, 2023|Blogs|

A few months ago, while sharing some of my favorite wine destinations on WGN's Daytime Chicago, I recommended that people find out where the wines they love are from and follow the bottle - "If you can't afford it then [...]

12 04, 2023

Wine Destinations

By |2023-04-12T16:27:30-05:00April 12th, 2023|Blogs|

Spring Break might be over, but Summer is just around the corner! And you know what that means - it's time to start planning your vacation. And if you're a wine lover, we have the perfect list for you. Regine [...]

9 03, 2023

Amarone Amore

By |2023-03-09T13:13:21-06:00March 9th, 2023|Blogs|

Christopher Ruhland, Author of “Press for Champagne” recently tweeted, “whenever I drink Amarone, I think, I should drink more amarone.”  #SAME. Truer words were never tweeted.   I broke my own rule, “save no wine,“  and reserved Amarone  for special [...]

7 02, 2023

Eating My Way Through Chicago

By |2023-02-07T11:58:42-06:00February 7th, 2023|Blogs|

One of the greatest challenges of living in Chicago is eating my way through our amazing restaurants. Put plainly, Chicago does not suck when it comes to dining options. We have hundreds of eateries for every occasion, mood, budget or [...]


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