Tag: wine

Wine Knots celebrate “Love is in the air”

Tom Zumann Wine Knots wine group met on February 22, at the home of Kathy and Tom Zumann and featured two champagnes. The first selection was a Spanish Brut produced by Freixenet and the second was a California Blanc de Noir produced by the Gloria Ferrer Winery. Both champagnes were rich, fruity and greatly enjoyed.…

Corks and Caps celebrate the holidays

Susan Hebert The Christmas season came and the Corks and Caps wine group decided that December would be a wonderful time to get together for good cheer, good food and good friendship and that is just what happened on a Saturday night at the home of Susan Hebert. There was plenty of food and wine…

Wine Knots head fer them hills

Vicki Baker Tarred of all them fancy wines they’d been drinkin’, the Wine Knots headed fer them hills to git some of that good ole Tennessee moonshine. Most famous for being brewed in the woods during Prohibition, it was once considered a downscale liquor. It’s now making a higher-end comeback with tastin’ rooms all over…

Mulling over the holidays

The Wine Stewards kicked off the holiday season with a glass of warm mulled wine and a dinner of simple elegance. Mulled wine is a very popular and traditional holiday beverage in the European countries. It is a red wine blended with spices of cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger, and a touch of vanilla. Wine…

Corks ‘n’ Caps fun

Susan Joyce It was the Monster Mash. It caught on in a flash and everyone had a howlin’ good time at the Corks ‘n’ Caps Party at Susan and Barry Joyce’s on Saturday, October 13. In the spirit of Oktoberfest, tastings of “imported” Wisconsin Beer were the order of the night. Geneva Lake Amber Ale,…

An afternoon delight

Bernadett Fideli A sweat-laden workout at the fitness center, an intense round of golf, an exhausting game of tennis or pickleball, such is a typical morning routine for many Robson residents. What can be more relaxing than an afternoon delight of wine tasting? Charlene Cottingham and Linda Sorg invited the Wine Stewards to experience Robson’s…