• IFBC
  • Taking Cues from Wine Writers: A Perspective From One Who Was At #IFBC15

    In her keynote at IFBC, Kim Severson advised: How do you translate taste into words? @kimseverson says I never say yummy. It's challenging. Take a note from wine writers. #IFBC — Lorraine Goldberg (@voraciousgirl) September 19, 2015 And it does hold true. While there is sometimes no other description for a delicacy other than “yummy”, […]

  • Food
  • Zomato? What’s that? ~*~*~New App Alert for the Foodies~*~*~

    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the Portland Community Engagement Lead for Zomato and learn about this new and exciting app for our mobile devices. What is Zomato, you ask? Are you familiar with Urbanspoon? Well, as of January 2015, Urbanspoon became part of the Zomato family, and as of June 2015, […]

  • In The Kitchen
  • *~*~Product Review*~*~ Vinomax Aerators

    I was recently approached to review a new aeration device that’s coming to the wine market. What is aeration, you ask? Basically, it’s a way to oxidate and evaporate a wines’ volatile characteristics, thus bringing out more of the desirable flavors. There is a deeper explanation of aeration here. If you want really want to […]

  • Books
  • ~*~*~BOOK REVIEW~*~*~ “The Exes In My iPod: A Playlist of Men Who Rocked Me to Wine Country”

    Alright ladies and gents, we *all* have that one playlist in our iTunes collections that’s dedicated to certain people who have broken us, beat us down and made us stronger. Am I right or AM I FREAKIN’ RIGHT?! I have a couple…”The Whorebitch is Going Down” is my personal favorite, just because of who it’s […]