Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Wine Down Wednesday

Last Tuesday I went to a wine tasting at The Wine Market with some of my favorite coworkers.  We had a great time and I came home with three new bottles of wine to get me through my on call weekend.  (Okay, to clarify, its not that bad, I did not have to drink three bottles myself to get through it)

Here are some of my favorites from the tasting.
(I stuck to whites after the first couple tastings as I don't think I would have made it home tasting all the delicious reds AND whites)

Charles Smith Riesling "Kung Fu Girl"
There was hardly a bottle left at the end of the tasting.  Everyone loved this Pacific Northwest wine!  I can't wait to share it with my aunt and cousin who love Riesling too!

Taburno Falanghina 
An Italian wine like no other I ever tasted.  I think this calls for a trip to Italy!!!

Peter Lehmann "Layers" White
I don't know if it was because I just made a layered strawberry shortcake or what, but this reminded me of a wonderful wine to have with a nice summery dessert!

Okay, I had to stop somewhere so those were my three I allowed myself that night.  

BUT, next time I will have to pick up this bottle too!
Alexander Valley Vineyards Rose
PERFECT for a spring/summer evening on the deck with a nice salad!

And just to run in how spoiled I am…

I had one of the greatest experiences recently.  I was able to have the opportunity to precept a nurse practitioner student.  Lordy knows why they would want me to precept, but I was excited and we had a great time!  She's such a wonderful girl, and will be an AMAZING nurse practitioner soon enough!  Yesterday was her last day with me (tear) and she wrote me the sweetest note and spoiled me with this bottle of wine!

Phantom by Bogle Vineyards
Petite Sirah - Zinfandel - Mourvedre
OMG!  I CANNOT wait to try this!!!  
Thank you, sweet Emily!!!  I already miss our Tuesdays together!

And yes, it seems as though my profession causes a wine addiction!  :)

What are some of your favorites?!



  1. All of these sound delicious!!! We will have to enjoy some wine together on vacation!!! I can't wait!!!!

  2. I am always looking for more wine that I love. Can't wait to get out and find some of these wines in Texas! Thanks for sharing =)

  3. Jealous of all of this. Trip to Napa? Yes. Trip to Italy? Yes. The latter is one that I have made B promise to do with me before we have kiddos. I want to look for the Kung Fu and Taburno Falanghina. Though I don't know if I will find them anywhere around here. I'm off to bake cupcakes for my kids' Easter party tomorrow! XO

  4. I just found your super cute blog through Pawley's Island Posh. I am a Baltimore girl who moved to Charleston 2 years ago:)) we have a cavapoo . Is Baxter a cavapoo ,too? Had to comment ...Bogle Phantom is my favorite!!!!