At This Moment….is a series that I expand on the day to day things that I see, do, read, eat and drink, and share them with you so that you too may be inspired by some of these things. In turn, I hope that you will share with me what is grabbing your attention…at this moment.
“Be Happy for this moment. This moment is your Life.” -Omar Khayyam
After a week exploring the charming town of Santa Fe, Mexico I came home with many culinary treasures to use during the holiday season thanks to visits to The Savory Spice Shop and Santa Fe Olive Oil . I am looking forward to sharing more about these Santa Fe locations in an upcoming blog post along with recipes that incorporate this unique ingredients.
Santa Fe also charmed me with it’s selection of New Mexico Wines. Visits to Noisy Waters Winery’s tasting room in SantaFe, as well as Gruet and Vivác Winery, made for some enjoyable afternoons sipping local wines and talking about the rising popularity of New Mexico wines. I will also be sharing more about these impressive New Mexico Wineries very soon.
Earlier this month a case of Bordeaux wine docked at the ISS as part of a biological research project called WISE: Vitis Vinum in Spatium Experimentia. It is the first wine experiment aboard the space station. Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for year of aging
Due to growing competition with craft beer, cider, spirits and other drinks like hard seltzer, wine sales are experiencing continually lower sales numbers around the globe. Good Fruit Grower posted this article, Growers switch gears after grape glut that shares some valuable information about why the Wine grape industry is hitting a period of oversupply and lower prices.
Just in time for the Holiday Season The Seattle Times shares the best wines to go with your holiday feasts from the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia.
Not surprising Treveri Cellars NV Blanc de Blancs made The Seattle Times list.
National Zinfandel Day is November 20th and I am gearing up to share some of my favorite Zinfandel wines, including this beautiful wine from Seghesio Family Vineyards.
Wine and Spirits Advent Calendars have become increasingly popular over the last few years. My husband snagged this one for me from a local store. I will be sharing highlights from this advent calendar during the month of December.
The next week will be busy preparing for Thanksgiving and our first Holiday Party. Each year I make the same family favorites when it comes to food being put on the Thanksgiving table, but I also like to add something new to change it up a bit and surprise everyone. My friend Shaun Myrick has some incredible recipes on his blog and this year I hope to incorporate one of them into my menu planning; Rosé Cranberry Sauce .
I am excited to share my thoughts and interests with you here and I thank you, as always, for reading