The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Open That Bottle Night 2016

This Saturday, February 27th, is the 17th annual “Open That Bottle Night”.   The premise is simple – chances are you have a special bottle (or in my case several) of … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · 12 Comments

Calling All Wine Ninjas – How Do You Organize Your Cellar?

We’ve been in the current Casa del Hedonist for a little over two years and finally am getting around to organizing my wine.   The basement was completely empty and we’ve … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · 18 Comments

Sorry for your Loss, but Thanks for the Wine

One of the Pieholes mentioned that her boyfriend’s dad went to an estate sale that had a bunch of wine.   She said that it was really good, high-end wine, too. … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 16 Comments

Alcoholic Abominations

In mid-March I had an experience with alcohol that was so incredibly awful it bordered on laughable.  The best way I can describe it is that it was “an alcoholic … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · 16 Comments

This Weekend’s Forecast: Sex and Wine

Here’s my latest post over at Long Awkward Pause.  Make sure you to pop over there for some funny stuff…     You know what’s happening this weekend is, don’t … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 28 Comments

Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #14: Tradition

This is a series of challenges where wine bloggers write a post around a given theme and somehow relate it to wine.  Voting is done and the winner gets to … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 10 Comments

Long Awkward Pause’s Holiday Wine Buying Guide

Ahhh, it’s that time of year again.  All those drunken family get-togethers, work events, neighborhood gatherings all filled with merriment, dancing, and probably a decent amount of debauchery. Holidays?  Heck,…

November 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Feels So Good

I hope you had a chance to read The Sicilian’s fangirl recap of meeting one of her culinary idols – Mario Batali.   Part of the post implored  readers to Tweet … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Drinking around Tulum…

…and boy did we do a lot of that.  They say you’re supposed to have eight glasses of water or other fluids a day.  And since it was hot and … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 16 Comments

The Perfect Gift For Women Who Love Wine

It seems like every time I’ve checked out Facebook in the past five years there’s always some kind of meme about moms and drinking. Like this one – * or … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 8 Comments
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