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Follow The Bottle: Alto Adige

By |June 5th, 2023|

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 read about the wine area and share a bottle with [...]

A Bouquet of Wine for Mother’s Day

By |May 9th, 2023|

Flowers are a go to gift for Mother’s Day. However if your mom is a wine lover, a bouquet of her favorite wines might be a better present. This week on Daytime Chicago, Shall We Wine Founder, Regine T Rousseau created four wine and flower pairings that will make mom’s [...]

Wine Destinations

By |April 12th, 2023|

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 T Rousseau featured these five amazing spots to visit that [...]

Amarone Amore

By |March 9th, 2023|

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 occasions. I served it when I wanted to introduce my [...]

Eating My Way Through Chicago

By |February 7th, 2023|

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 palate. Just when I’ve scratched a restaurant off my “Must [...]

True Foodies Only

By |January 19th, 2023|

The food ambivalent need not make a reservation. Esmé restaurant in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood is a culinary immersion that borders on a theatrical performance designed for true foodies only.  There is no crash course to prepare a novice for this sensory decadence. There is no way to prepare for [...]

An Interview with Jenelle Bonifield

By |November 12th, 2022|

I had the pleasure of meeting Jenelle Bonifield, an award winning photographer and wine lover on my recent trip to Scottsdale! In true wine industry fashion, Jenelle welcomed me to Arizona and we became fast friends. I asked her to sit down for a Q&A so I could learn more [...]


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