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2011 Te Wahi Food & Drink

Cloudy Bay’s Te Wahi, Pinot Noir 2011

Batten down the hatches Pinot Noir lovers this is one for the glasses! If Pinot Noir moves you then you’ll be transported with this one. It’s no secret, my personal preference is Pinot Noir; boutique New World Pinot Noirs rock my world, however, it is not for this reason that this wine moves me but [...]

Laetitia Estate Wines Wine

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery produces estate wines; Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Pinot Gris that showcase the distinctive qualities of the Arroyo Grande Valley. Located in Southern San Luis Obispo County, the property overlooks the Pacific Ocean, Winery owner Selim Zilkha, founder of a successful wind power development company and champion of environmental sustainability has developed Laetitia into the [...]

NADIA Sauvignon Blanc Food & Drink

NADIA wines

NADIA is the baby sister to Laetitia Vineyard & Winery located in the Santa Barbara Highlands of California. NADIA is located on an elevated plot of land bordered by chalky cliffs where the vines bask in the sun by day and chilled by the cover of night, this terrior temperment means only one thing to a winemaker, Rhône [...]

Coffee. photo credit: southfloridafoodandwine.com Food & Drink

Where to get Free Coffee on National Coffee Day 2014

It’s always something, and national food and drink holidays are no exception. While seemingly silly and superfluous it’s a public relations dream come true. How some of these commemorative days come into being is ironically a serious process with the President of the United States declaring a day of tribute by proclamation, [after some pretty [...]

al pastor tacos Food & Drink

National Food and Drink Days in October

It’s always something, and national food and drink holidays are no exception. While seemingly silly and superfluous it is a public relations dream come true. How some of these commemorative days come into being is ironically a serious process with the President of the United States declaring a day of tribute by proclamation, [after some [...]

ZD Wines Events

Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival ZD Wine Seminar

In its third year, The Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival in partnership with Republic National Distributing Company present a series of  vintner education and food and wine pairing symposiums. In ancient Greece, a symposium was defined as a drinking party. “The Greek symposium was a key Hellenic social institution. It was a forum for men of good [...]