Posts Written OnMarch 17, 2005

Happy St. Patty’s Day

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Though I’m only 25% Scotch-Irish by heritage…St. Patrick’s Day remains a favorite holiday. Shepard’s pie, corned beef and cabbage….Guiness! What’s not to love?!? This year, Nena and I won’t be hitting any Irish pubs or the like. Instead, we’re heading to our friend Lisa’s parent’s house for a menu meeting…because we’re catering her engagement party. I do know, however, that her mother picked up six pounds of corned beef…and I’m sure cabbage is on the menu as well. I’ll just have to get the Guiness on the way there. So raise a glass…and enjoy your evening. Just make it to…

Watch Wine (via the Vine) Grow…

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Carolyn of The Ultimate CA Wine Blog sent me a link to her latest project (well, this is the 2nd year for it, but you know what I mean) — a blog that gives you a vines-eye view of the vineyard life cycle. Check it out. Should be fun to watch. After all, a lot of winemakers say you really grown wine…not make it. I’ll have to do a comparison picture the next time I’m out at a Long Island vineyard. Let’s just say ours are still covered with snow at present time. Yes, you could say our growing season…