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 [...]

19 01, 2023

True Foodies Only

By |2023-01-24T09:55:55-06:00January 19th, 2023|Blogs|

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 [...]

12 11, 2022

An Interview with Jenelle Bonifield

By |2022-11-18T16:07:24-06:00November 12th, 2022|Blogs|

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 [...]


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