Monthly Archives: April 2014

  1. Derby de Mayo

    A blue margarita

    I love the first weekend of May: two great events to celebrate at the start of the month!

    These two events are The Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo. I refer to this time as "Derby de Mayo;" I realize this makes nearly no sense when translated from Spanish – but it's a catchy title!

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  2. 10 Springtime Wine Gems

    10 Springtime Wine Gems

    Yes, okay, it's not totally out of the question that it might snow again (this is Buffalo, after all). But, for the most part, the weather is getting warmer and wetter. In short, it's SPRINGTIME!
    Springtime brings with it lots of sunshine, showers and fresh new flowers and grass, but it also brings a thirst for lighter reds, aromatic whites and crisp roses. Be sure to stock up on some of our favorites:

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  3. St. George Spirits

    St. George Spirits

    It's April! Flowers are blooming, trees are budding, birds and bees are doing...what birds and bees normally do: it's a great month! However, besides Easter and Passover, there are few holidays this month so finding a theme for a blog post can be a bit difficult.

    Fortunately, one dragon-slaying saint has his name day this month. Furthermore, he inspired the name for a distillery in the Bay Area. So with this post I honor St. George's Day (April 23) with a look at St. George Spirits and their finely-crafted products.

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  4. Niagara Wine Trail

    Niagara Escarpment Wines

    Though the oldest winery in the Niagara region (Niagara Landing) has had plantings since the 1800s, it has only been in the past 20 years that this area has gained recognition by the general public. Today, there are twenty wineries along the Niagara wine trail, and this number continues to increase with regularity.

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