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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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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Saving Lives One Bite at a Time with @Cochon555, Heritage Hogs & Family Farms!

“Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.” — Bethany Hamilton, American champion surfer. And courage is precisely what Brady Lowe’s inspires, by taking the arduous and less traveled road with his nose-to-tail culinary tour Cochon 555, dedicated to supporting family farmers and educating hospitality industry and consumers about …

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Dig Italian Wines? 20 Reasons Why You Should Dive into @VinitalyTour 1st USA Edition! #vinitaly

Drool Alert: This article will induce an uncontrollable urge to drink wine, I recommend having a bottle or two of your favorite Italian wines handy. So you think you know Italian wines? Wrap your heads around this: Italy’s National Registry of Grapes boasts 461 official grape varieties, 377 of which are genetically different Native grapes. …

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@DisneySprings : Destination to Tantalize Your Taste Buds! #orlando

As promised the happiest place on earth, Walt Disney Resort dazzles yet again, by forging a one-of-a-kind Disney experience with Disney Springs. Not only children but accompanying adults can savor their downtime with upscale dining and waterfront bars with live music. Bask in southern sunshine while noshing on soul food staples at Celebrity Chef Art …

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Drink Wine with @ABCWineCountry to Change a Child’s Life @UCPofCFL #orlando

ABC Fine Wine and Spirits is giving its guests an extra reason to celebrate. From March 7 to April 13, guests who visit their neighborhood ABC and purchase qualifying wine and spirits will also be supporting UCP of Central Florida. Selections to support the nonprofit, which helps individuals with and without disabilities achieve their fullest …

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Heartfelt Rendezvous: Triple D’s Super Star Chef @GuyFieri & @PlanetHollywood

I would like to believe I am an open minded person – period. After all, I will eat or attempt to taste just about anything – crawling, live, broiled, boiled, fried….doesn’t that qualify as openness? Reality check my lady. Like a lot of us, I too am guilty of judging the book by its cover. On the …

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Twelve Reasons You Should be Drinking Santa Barbara County Wines! #wine

Were you a painting, who would paint you? Would Dali capture how surreal you make the real? Would Picasso be able to abstract your complexity? Would Van Gough capture the passion or Rembrandt do justice to your story or DaVinci to your intensity? Would Cézanne capture your soul or Michelangelo your beauty? A picture they say is worth …

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Travel Bites: 48 Hours in Paris! #TTOT

Boasting 105 square kilometers or 41 square miles of history, art, architecture, literature, haute couture, and our personal playground of gastronomical paradise and world-class wine, Paris is one of the most visited destinations in the world, (14.98 million in 2015). How does one tackle the dauntless task of experiencing France’s capital, Paris, with a mere …

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