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#WineChat and Sauternes with WineChannelTV on Twitter!

Tweeting about your favorite wines is always fun. But, tweeting while DRINKING your favorite wine is even better. You know this can only lead to some great conversations... While at a BYOB event in Chicago and drinking some fantastic Sauternes I wanted to…

A Hidden Gem- PaneCaldo and WineChannelTV in Chicago

Fresh baked bread out of the oven, olive tapenade,  bruschetta and bubbles before you even look at the menu is the ideal Italian restaurant experience.…

Club Lucky in Chicago on Friday 13th with Wine Channel TV

Do you stay in on unlucky days like Friday the 13th just counting down the hours until the day is over? Not me, especially since I found a place with…

Chicago Italian Food Means La Scarola with Jess Altieri and Wine Channel TV

La Scarola is in the book of  legendary Italian Restaurant places to visit when you're in Chicago. Period. You haven't had Italian in Chicago unless you've eaten here. Don't be fooled by the old, hanging sign out front. And yes, you will be asked to go and…

NYC Penthouse, Brooklyn Wine, Prosecco and WineChannelTV

When in NYC, you go all out. That means brunching in a penthouse overlooking all of NYC and Brooklyn with great family, friends and of course, delicious wine. I did just that at my Aunt's amazing NYC pad this past weekend. Since we had a breath taking view…

Wine Channel TV and Alto Vineyards talk French American Hybrid Wines

Wine that tastes delicious and comes with a great story is something I'm always looking for, and I happened to find just that with Alto Vineyards in Illinois. I met with Elissa from Alto Vineyards at the 3rd Annual Art of Illinois Wine Festival in Springfield,…

Jersey Shore, Sopranos and Wine Channel TV at American Bistro in New Jersey

The Jersey Shore show is back and I just happened to be in the Garden State for the premiere. That meant dinner could only consist of a few things- Italian food, antipasto, cannoli and great wine.  No Snooki sightings! All these things and more are found…

Summer Wines with Wine ChannelTV and Tapena at Mercadito Chicago

A great summer wine for under $10 is hard to find. Tapena is a perfect go-to wine for a hot summer day, and won't cost you a fortune to get. I recently visited Mercadito Restaurant in Chicago for the Grab A Fork! Tapena Wine event. They're traveling across…

Shawnee Winery and WineChannelTV talk Illinois Wine

Making occasions with wine non-pretentious and fun is what WineChannelTV is all about, and Illinois' Shawnee Winery definitely gets it! Shawnee Winery is a co-op winery located in Southern Illinois. According to their site they were formed to "create a market…

Georges Duboeuf, Beaujolais, and Wine Channel TV in Chicago

Beaujolais Nouveau is always released the third Thursday of November, and Georges Dubeouf is getting a head start promoting the release of this Gamay of a "lifetime." I visited L20 Restaurant in Chicago for the Georges Duboeuf 2009 Pre-Release of their Beaujolais…