Wine Bars

In Vino Veritas

In Vino Veritas

    Tucked away in the heart of historic Savannah, In Vino Veritas, which in translation means ¨in wine there is truth¨, is a casual neighborhood wine bar that features wines on tap, offering over 40 selections by the glass! What’s unique about wines on tap is that unlike bottled wines where over time the flavor profile changes due to oxidation,(…)

Munich Wine Bars

Munich Wine Bars

While in Munich, I was able to visit several different wine bars. These were some of my favorites… Vintage Selection– Westermühlstraße 39, 80469, München- A true neighborhood wine bar that specializes in wines from Germany. Great place for the German wine tasting experience.           Aquitane Vinotheque– Maxvorstadt, Theresienstraße 19, 80333, München- A French wine bar located in the(…)

Dubrovnik Wine Bars (featuring Montenegro)

Dubrovnik Wine Bars (featuring Montenegro)

Are you or someone you know planning a trip to Dubrovnik? If so, and you are a wine lover (or not) be sure to stop by one of these wine bars, if anything for the stunning views. These are my favorites… D’Vino Wine Bar– Palmotićeva ul. 4A, 20000, Dubrovnik  (in the heart of Old Town(…)

Camus Cognac Tasting

Camus Cognac Tasting

A true Cognac tasting. The first of its kind, at least that I’ve seen, since living in Atlanta. There was an event some years ago by the French American Chamber of Commerce where there were samples of Cognac for people to try. But a sit-down, class format where a presenter talked about the history, the producer, the(…)

La Vache dans les Vignes

La Vache dans les Vignes

La Vache dans les Vignes- 46 Quai de Jemmapes- 75010 Paris- 10th Arrondissement Nestled along the lovely Canal St Martin sits La Vache dans les Vignes, a neighborhood wine bar  specializing in boutique style wine and cheese pairings. The two friends who own the shop, the “wine guy” and the “cheese guy”, welcome you into this(…)

yebo

yebo

After several hours spent holiday shopping at the bustling Lenox Square in Atlanta, having a glass of wine in a cozy wine bar was the perfect way to take a pause on this cool and rainy afternoon. Yebo, which I learned can be translated to mean, “Hey, how’s it going?” in Zulu, is located just across the(…)

My Favorite Champagne Bars in Paris

My Favorite Champagne Bars in Paris

“La Grande Dame” Champagne Bar– 6 Avenue Frémiet – 75016- 16th arrondissement Just across from la Grande Dame, as the Eiffel Tower is affectionately called by Parisians, is “La Grande Dame” Champagne bar. Created by Shahé Kalaidjian, founder of the famous Sezz hotel in St-Tropez, the contemporary style bar sits inside the Hotel Sezz and features exclusively wines by the(…)

Cru Wine Bar at the Avalon

Cru Wine Bar at the Avalon

          Forget pretense. Forget about being around “wine snobs” with pinkies extended in the air. This wine bar is all about cool and casual. Located at the Avalon in the heart of Alpharetta, Cru presents a multitude of wines by the glass, wine flights as well as a food and wine pairing experience all(…)

Dilettantes Champagne tasting: Vazart-Coquart

Dilettantes Champagne tasting: Vazart-Coquart

          Fanny Heucq, proprietor of Dilettantes, not only knows her stuff, she offers to her guests a welcoming, convivial place to gather, taste and learn about the hand selected boutique wines. Dilettantes is a one-of-a-kind boutique in Paris that specializes in Champagne only. What I especially like about Fanny’s collection is(…)

In-home Tasting Series- The Veneto Region

In-home Tasting Series- The Veneto Region

Our in-home wine tasting series continues with the northeastern Italian region of Veneto. Wines of the Veneto region include Bardolino, Soava and Valpolicella Classico and Ripasso. Veneto is also home to the famous Prosecco Italian sparkling wine and the delicioso Amarone, the Rolls Royce of the Valpolicella wines! Jeff, our wine guy, did a fantastic(…)