Tis the season for Holiday Party Planning….

October 21, 2010 at 7:12 pm | Uncategorized | Post A Comment

What kind of hors d’oeuvres should you serve? Keep the hors d’oeuvres easy for guests who will be milling about with a cocktail in one hand.  One or two bite appetizers that do not require a plate work best.  Choose hors d’oeuvres that have minimal drippy sauces.  Make sure to have a nice variety: two […]

Are you craving a Pumpkin Tini?

October 21, 2010 at 12:42 am | Sommelier Corner | Post A Comment

October 20, 2010: Dunkin Donoughts has a pumpkin doughnut, Starbucks a pumpkin spice latte , and Panera Bread a Pumpkin Muffin.  Personally Im totally into these sweet Fall treats.  And when it comes to cocktails the festive possibilities are endless. I spent quite a while tweaking the secret SWG pumpkin tini recipie.  This process consisted […]

Its time to revamp our wine by the glass offerings….Check out these rich, hearty reds that will keep you satisfied from Fall through Winter…

October 20, 2010 at 8:29 pm | Sommelier Corner | Post A Comment

The lounge at the Saltwater Grille has started its popular fireside dining season.  Litchfield leaf peepers are out and about enjoying lazy afternoon lunches.  Diners are looking for richer more full bodied reds as the weather gets cooler like Syrahs, Cabs, Malbec’s, and Red Zin’s.  Currently, the biggest growing red wine varietal is Malbec.  On […]


October 4, 2010 at 4:09 pm | Sommelier Corner | Post A Comment

With wonderful wines being produced all over the world, choosing one seems to have become a bit more of a task than it has been in the past. Every time you stop by your local wine shop or browse through a wine list at your favorite restaurant, new vineyards names, labels and claims of greatness, […]

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