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    Wine Wednesday: “Pinot Noir Granitas aka Semi Frozen Wine Magic” and more…

    I think I probably subscribe to about a million food and wine sites. I love it, ok? Don’t judge. I get so many emails everyday that I have become a master at bookmarking things to come back to later. But this one I just knew I had to share right away. It may have been the title of the email that compelled my to open it right away. “pinot noir granitas aka semi frozen wine magic”.  Hahahahahaha…. They had me at Semi Frozen Wine Magic! This post came to me from a site called Wine Awesomeness. How could I not subscribe to a site with a name like that??? Anyway,…

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    Wine Wednesday: Fairsing Vineyard

    A couple of weeks ago my friend Antoinette and I took a trip out to wine country. She needed to deliver some flowers and a thank you card to the owner’s, Mary Ann and Mike at Fairsing Vineyard. The week prior, Mike, had rescued her after getting her car stuck in the mud just down the road from the winery. When she asked if I would like to go with her, well…… of course I said yes! Road trip, girl time and I get to taste wine. What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon? Fairsing Vineyard is about a 40 minute drive from Beaverton (Portland suburb), where I live.…

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    Summer Sangria

    Summer is right around the corner. That means hot sunny days and cold sips. One of my favorite summer sips is Sangria. I received this recipe many years ago from a friend who had just returned from a trip to Spain. She made this drink one sunny afternoon at a get together and I instantly fell in love with it. I just had to have the recipe! I have since made this at many summer gatherings of my own and it is always a hit! Cheers to summer! Enjoy! Summer Sangria 1/2 lemon, sliced 1/2 orange, sliced 1/2 apple, diced 1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar 1 bottle red wine, preferably…