Italy is by far my Happy Place. Not only am I 100% Italian, but it’s known for la dolce vita. That literally means the sweet life, and is basically just all about kicking’ it and enjoying life. Many an evening has been passed sipping an apertivo in a piazza, or eating the best [fill in … Continue reading
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i’d rather drink _________ than shop on black friday
Threw this gem up on Twitter and Facebook. Here were the funny responses. @grapefriend razor blades — Charlie Bird NYC (@CharlieBirdNYC) November 27, 2013 ANYTHING. RT @grapefriend: Fill in the blank: I’d rather drink ___________ than go shopping on Black Friday. — Abby Gardner (@abbygardner) November 27, 2013 @grapefriend I rather drink Boone’s Farms Strawberry … Continue reading
Santa Margherita basically introduced America to Pinot Grigio in 1979. We know how I feel about this varietal in the states. Santa Margherita’s PG isn’t the worst by far (it’s from my fave Italian region, Alto Adige), but even Jay McInerney now cops to embarrassment over drinking it at Elaine’s back in the day in … Continue reading
mad men wine: what a fiasco!
Obviously, wine got a better agent because it’s really getting a bigger role this season! Last night, it even entered the dialogue. When Joan was having dinner with Greg and the parents, there was one of those straw-covered bottles of wine on the table. This bottle’s called a fiasco – so aptly named since the … Continue reading