It's time to try a little something different...

Leilani is constantly on the hunt for something different to drink. This blog is meant to document how that story progresses. Focused mainly on wine, with some beer, spirits, and fun sprinkled throughout.

06 January 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Bubbly Resolutions: Part 3

Another type of bubbly wine that is just not that popular with or familiar to most consumers is Lambrusco. Both a type of grape and a style of wine, Lambrusco is a frizzante (lightly fizzy) red wine and are known to have a “young” flavor profile, and has differing levels of sweetness. Here was just […]

31 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Bubbly Resolutions: Part 2

So, for my first round of bubbles, I headed over to JV Wine & Spirits, knowing they’d have a good assortment of sparkling to pick from on a ridiculously short time frame (two days before NYE?! Hello!!) I selected three bottles, and stuck with comparing Lamarca Prosecco and Naveran Cava. That third bottle needs to […]

31 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Bubbly Resolutions: Try Something New

  No, wait. Let’s not call it a “resolution”, because resolutions are too easy to break. Let’s call it Bubbly Goals! When most of us think about selecting a bottle of bubbles, there are some typical go-to names that pop-up, such as Mumm, Korbel, Gloria Ferrer, and Freixenet to name just a few. Why is that? Because it’s what we’re […]

28 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Normalcy in the Wine World: Regional Identification

I thought it best to quickly talk about normalcies before we fling ourselves into the world of deviance. And so, my question is…what is normal in the wine world? Let’s try to dive down and focus a bit more: what wines are considered “normal” or well-known? Maybe a look at particular well-known U.S. wine regions […]

16 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Let’s do this already!

…because I’m thirsty and in the mood to share!