Tag: wine

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…

Wisconsin Wines at the Wine Knots

  Tom Zumann Wine Knots wine tasting group met at the home of Kathy and Tom Zumann on March 16 and featured wines from three Wisconsin wineries. Peninsula Red, from the Door Peninsula Winery, was a Meritage blend of cherry, merlot, and cabernet sauvignon. The next selection was Prairie Fume, an American seyval semi-dry white…

Singles wine tasting

  Dick Cecil The Singles Grape Expectations wine tasting group celebrated St. Patrick’s Day for its March meeting held on March 17. The wine topic for the evening was wines from the Western US. Four wines were sampled and discussed. The first two were a Pinot Grigio from Washington and a Pinot Gris from Oregon.…

A capital evening with the Wine Knots

  Diane Williams Wine Knots wine tasting group met on February 23 and to honor President’s Day everyone was instructed by our host and hostess, Chuck and Joan Newcomer, to research a favorite dish of one of our presidents and bring it to share with the group. We had everything from Reagan’s jelly beans to…

Singles Serious Sippers enjoy wine tasting

  Dick Cecil The Singles Serious Sippers wine group began 2018 by collaborating with the Grill for their January wine tasting event. The event was hosted by Jackie Drain. Jeremy from The Wildhorse Grill selected wines to be paired with the planned appetizers, and Mateo described the wines and assisted with presentation and serving. Appetizers…

Wine, cheese, and chocolate:  A winning combination

  Bernadette Fideli Wine and cheese isn’t the only match made in heaven. As food choices have become more global and palates more sophisticated, an effort has been put toward discovering new pairing combinations with wine, cheese, and chocolate. Great taste isn’t the only thing that makes chocolate and cheese the food world’s newest power…

It’s Six O’Clock Somewhere

  Barbara Geiser The It’s Six O’Clock Somewhere wine club celebrated their fifth Christmas together with a festive dinner at The Abbey Inn on The Denton Square. After dinner they moved the party to Barbara and Gary Geiser’s home, where they sat outside (Gotta love our Texas weather!) and toasted Christmas and the coming New…

An evening of shared friendships

  Bernadette Fideli Amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a sense of nostalgia usually arrives along with childhood memories of wonder, warmth and comfort. With these thoughts Kathy Perry, Charlene Cottingham and Bill and Bernadette Fideli invited the Wine Stewards to enjoy “An Evening of Shared Friendship.” Members were encouraged to come…