2011 Penn State Wine Festival – Sunday September 25 1pm-5pm

It is that time of year again!   Mega-Volunteer Ted Liberti and his Central PA Colleagues have put together what looks like another fantastic Wine Festival to benefit WPSU in State College.   I checked the list of “who’s pouring” (link below) and among the broad variety of over 250 wines, I noticed a number of interesting … Continue reading 2011 Penn State Wine Festival – Sunday September 25 1pm-5pm

Celebrate Australia Day with Australian White Wines

Australia Day: Australia’s national holiday (sort of like the Aussie 4th of July).   Since Australia is celebrating its being a country, I thought I would celebrate the country’s wines…   For the past decade or so, Australian wines have gained popularity around the world.  However, in recent years the economic downturn, Australian currency strength and keen … Continue reading Celebrate Australia Day with Australian White Wines

South American wine and Argentine Food River Cruise

A full river boat on a hot evening turned into a cool event.   Local Argentine Caterer “La Mendocina Catering” (http://www.lamendocina.com/) provided flavorful food including grilled vegetables, antipasto and owner Monica Aveni-Ranii’s signature (awesome in my opinion) Argentine Empanadas.  The attendees were all passionate about wine and gave great feedback, splitting their favorites evenly between the … Continue reading South American wine and Argentine Food River Cruise