Tag: wine

Memories, friends and rosé

Bernadette Fideli Memorial Day began in 1868 as a solemn day to remember the 620,000 Americans who died in our nation’s civil tragedy. Today it is celebrated as a day to honor and recognize those young men and women who gave their lives protecting our everyday freedoms. Speeches, flag placing on graves, moments of silence,…

Vino, Hops and Lemonade picnic

Jean Dubiel Vino, Hops and Lemonade celebrated Memorial Day with a picnic. Everyone brought a delicious dish to share. It was held at Jean Dubiel and Jim Zimmerman’s house. Not in the photo is Greg Lenski who is taking the picture and Jan and Jerry Angus who were with family in Galveston, enjoying the beach…

Vino Amores celebrate 15 years

Kathy Lapp Vino Amores, the first wine tasting group at Robson, celebrated their 15th anniversary on May 1 at the home of Ron and Millie Highfill. In attendance were seven of the charter members: Bill and Carol Collins, John and Martha Fagan, Tracy Olson and Larry and Darlene Sykes. Other charter members include Bill and…

Wine Knots, waste not!

  Theresa Peoples Friday, April 20 the Wine Knots joined Bill and Theresa Peoples for a little bit of Italy! They tasted some of the regional wines from Italy, including Frascati, a savory, citrusy white wine that has been produced in Rome’s countryside for thousands of years and was enjoyed by ancient Romans and Renaissance…

Wine Stewards news

  Bernadette Fideli Fairs and Festivals represent a piece of Americana, a time in American history when they brought communities together through celebrations of their harvest. One of the Top 40 Fairs in North America is held every March in Plant City, Florida. This particular fair began in 1930 and draws over a half million…

Corks ‘n Caps celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

  Carol Jankowski On Saturday, March 10 the Robson Ranch Corks n’ Caps (wine and beer) Club met at Ralph and Carol O’Jankowski’s home for an Irish-inspired event. The club guests brought a ‘green’ labeled wine to compete in a tasting challenge and an Irish or green appetizer or dessert to round out the night!…

The Olympics of Wine

  Bernadette Fideli Watching the Parade of Nations in this year’s Winter Olympics, one can be amazed by the sheer number of nations and humbled by the lack of knowledge of some. For example, this year Eritrea and Kyrgyzstan had competing athletes, along with Timor-Leste. To expand our knowledge of geography, Bill and Bernadette Fideli…