Thursday, December 27, 2012

2012 Holiday Gift Guide Participant | Wine Battles

Company: Wine Battles Item Reviewed: Wine Battles Pinot Noir Battle Wine Battles offers experiences that two people or a group of people can do at home alone or as a party. It is a unique opportunity to explore, experience and engage in something new and exciting every time. Each week of the tournament, you and [...]

Pastry Sire Blocking Shoes | Giveaway

October 1, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Featured, Food & Wine

Company: Pastry Item Reviewed: Pastry Sire Blocking Shoes Item Given Away: 1 Pair Pastry Fall Collection Shoes Start Date: October 1 End Date: October 16 When my daughter headed back to school this year she had a great pair of shoes on her feet. Her new Pastry Sire Blocking sneakers created by Pastry, which is [...]

AC/DC The Wine Launches in the US

September 17, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Featured, Food & Wine

The band AC/DC have teamed up with Australian winery Warburn Estate to release a range of AC/DC wines. Already a huge hit in Australia, the legendary rock band is poised to once again conquer the US market with a selection of four rock’ n’ roll wines, named after four of their unforgettable songs: Back in [...]

Keel and Curley Semi-Dry Blueberry Wine

August 15, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Food & Wine

If you read my blog you know that I love wine, reds, whites, you name it I like it. So when my sister and brother-in-law said they were bringing over a new wine that they had found from a local winery I was excited. Then I saw it was a blueberry wine and I was [...]

TastingRoom.com | The Try Before You Buy For Wines

August 7, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Food & Wine, Jen's Journal

Revolutionizing the way people experience wine… TastingRoom.com offers wine lovers an innovative new way to discover, taste and acquire wine that expands and enriches the wine-drinking experience. Their service lets you discover and consume wine in a variety of exclusive formats delivered directly to your home. Wine for me is an important part of my [...]

Hershey’s Simple Pleasures Chocolates Paired With Pinot Noir

July 19, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Food & Wine, Jen's Journal

In the past I have had wine pairings with cheese and I thought with my new Food & Wine section I would pair a good chocolate with a bottle of good wine. Now, I do know from past experiences, mostly a chocolate dessert after a dinner when I am already drinking wine, that chocolate and [...]

My Chicken Artichoke Pasta Salad

May 2, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Food & Wine

If there is one thing my family loves it is pasta salads, my tween alone could probably finish off an entire dish of it in one sitting. Coming up with new ways to make things is a fun event between the two of us and awhile ago we threw this recipe together and I wanted [...]

My Wine Ratings

May 1, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Food & Wine

When I write about wine here at The Dirty t Shirt you will see my Wine Rating System (the icon above) and just wanted you to know how I will be rating my wines. I have a 5 to 1 wine glass rating (star) and will take into account how smooth the wine is, flavor [...]

Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon

May 1, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Food & Wine

One of my all time favorite wines that doesn’t dent the pocketbook too much is Rodney Strong Cabernet. It holds a special place in my heart because I was never a wine drinker until I met my husband. Sure I had had Zinfandel in the past but never really a red wine drinker. One one [...]

Seven Oaks Cabernet and Asian Calamari | Olive B’s Big Sky Bistro

April 27, 2012 by admin - Jennifer  
Filed under Food & Wine

Yesterday was a special night for my husband and I, we celebrated our 17th year of being together, not our wedding anniversary but our first date anniversary. It was an important day for us because it signified how much we have been through in the last 17 years. We decided to go all out and [...]

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