Seis de mayo

Margarita Cupcakes

Aka, “The Aftermath.” The bar is littered with empty Sauza and margarita mix bottles and the leftover fajitas and fixins tucked away safely in the fridge. No complaining about how much we (and by “we,” I mean “I“) drank or how poor the Rockets played last night – we got work to do! Jason and [...]

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Wine Notes

Riesling bottles and cork

We bottled our first batch of Riesling seven weeks ago tonight. When we decided to try our hand at becoming home vintners, one of the things that most excited me was designing a label (besides actually making the vino, of course!). Conveying excitement, thought, anticipation, passion, hard work, failure, success, and devotion onto a piece [...]

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*Only* three months left

Our hobby, our baby. Some people have their dogs, some have their children, we have “Ries.” Ries, our first child is due in the middle of March. What’s different about Ries? She’s not a real child. She’s not a puppy – heck, she’s not even a fluffy, pretty kitty. Ries is actually the first wine [...]

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Colosi’s Sicilia Rosso 2004

I don’t like merlot. Or maybe the taste of merlot is just a taste I have not yet acquired. Either way, I don’t like merlot has somehow morphed into we don’t drink red wine. My husband and I decided that there were at least 2 other reds that we knew of that we could try [...]

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