G.D. Vajra Barbera d’Alba

Remember when life was simple?

I do. I remember different levels of simple, different decades of simple. Looking back, it all seemed so simple back in the day. Be it childhood, young adulthood, even that 20-something/early 30-something time, life just seemed simpler. No cell phones, no social media, and certainly less responsibility. We hear it time and time again, “If I knew then what I know now…”… but we didn’t, and we never will. Such is life I suppose. But it is comforting to look back and think, feel, that simplicity. To strip away the layers that time lays upon us. To breathe and think only of the breath, nothing more. To look, not at a screen, but out into the world, and really see what’s in front of you. To eat food for fuel, not for it’s artistic photographic merit.

And that’s where I’ll tie this in. Food.

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Schramsberg Vineyards

Best Under $50 Value in the Store? Hands Down: Schramsberg Vineyards!

Schramsberg Vineyards is the leading sparkling wine producer in the United States for Champagne quality bubbly. Considering that Grower Champagnes can reach into the hundreds for a single bottling, it is comforting to know that Schramsberg has got our back with affordable, high quality tiny bubbles.

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Aichenberg Premium Grüner Veltliner: The Hills are Alive…

When thinking of one of My Favorite Things in wine, I turn to the lovely rolling hills of Austria, where sometimes, Brown Paper Packages bring the most surprising flavors in a simple bottle of white wine. Yes, in the land of The Sound of Music and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, great wines do thrive!

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