Twenty Reasons Why You Should be Drinking Wines of Washington with @Wa_State_Wine & @guildsomm #wine

Three years ago, (practically 4 now), I dived, head first into the wine industry by signing up for CMS Introductory Level. All roads lead to Rome, well in this case, on scouring the internet, all sources steered me to Guild of Sommelier, a non-profit member based organization. Today, I can single-handedly credit my success in …

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Orlando Makes the Top 10 Foodie Cities of America via @wallethub

With Oct. 16 being World Food Day and restaurant prices rising, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017’s Best Foodie Cities in America. To determine the best and cheapest local foodie scenes, WalletHub compared more than 180 of the largest U.S. cities across 24 key metrics. The data set ranges from affordability …

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Surviving Hurricane Irma & Tips for Emergency Preparations. #hurricane

Mother Nature unleashed her powers, miraculously we remain unscathed! ?✌️ Listening to howling winds roaring like jet engines, flying debris, & fierce rain smashing against our home, time simply stood still. And in that pitch darkness – there are no words to adequately describe the fear one experiences and no place to HIDE – it …

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Life in Wine with the Dauntless @JeanKReilly, a Master of Wine #wine #wset

The Mount Everest encompassing all things wine is Master of Wine or Master Sommelier, a distinction earned only by the most tenacious and fearless women and men with an insatiable quest for knowledge. Personally, I consider them the modern age explorers, think perseverance of an Iron Man winner such as Mark Allen and Natascha Badman, …

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The Hottest Restaurants in Orlando Right Now! #orlando

While Orlando will always be known for its amusement parks aka Walt Disney World & Universal Orlando, pristine golf courses, and Florida oranges. Orlando’s emerging culinary scene, including craft beer and cocktail scene, neighborhood restaurants, and award-wining chefs are putting Orlando on the gastronomic radar. From haute cuisine to happy hour bites, and everything in …

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Revering Regional Food & Wine – the Soul of Italy with @Collisioni #italy

At the heels of our upcoming trip, we find ourselves back in our spiritual motherland – Italy, specifically Barolo, where 70 of the world’s notable wine experts, journalists, sommeliers, and Italian Wine Ambassadors aka yours truly, will congregate to experience the glory and richness of Italian regionality via a celebration forged by the grandest twinning …

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