This past Thursday I raided the wine rack (made of reclaimed shutters and purchased at Fresh Heirlooms – check out the shop on this year’s Joy of Cookies Cookie Tour in Lawrenceville) in search of a few bottles to take along to our friend Anne’s Thanksgiving dinner. Nestled between a Malbec leftover from a wine and cheese tasting and the bottle of mead I had refused to open on our wedding night, I found just the thing: a bottle of Black Currant wine from Greendance: The Winery at Sand Hill on the Southwest Passage Wine Trail. While my explorations of… Read the rest
Yes, I often write about beer, I have some friends that are beer drinkers so I tend to be around more beer lovers than wine lovers. But this event is for the wine loving folks of this region. La Casa Narcisi winery is Allegheny County‘s only winery and on August 30, 2008 they will be hosting their annual wine festival.
The festival is free to attend. There will be food available or you can bring a picnic (this could be a great idea for a place to take your next date). Wine will be available for purchase – the winery… Read the rest