Western’s Wine & Food Festival

On Friday 9/28/18 Brittani and I attended Western’s 29th Wine & Food Festival at the Birmingham Zoo.  It was pretty impressive.  I strongly recommend the event, but you will have to decide if the price is worth it. Western is a small grocery store chain in the Birmingham, AL area.  Their Mountain Brook location is […]

Tour and tasting at Ozan winery

  On Saturday 9/8/18, Brittani and I toured and tasted the products at Ozan winery.  It’s a good experience, but we will pass on their wine and whisky. We showed up at Ozan and ended up on a tour with 16 other people.  The guide was knowledgeable and fun.  The vineyard grows only Norton grapes because […]

Drinking at home

On Wednesday 9/5/18, Brittani and I had some Italian wine at home. Brittani prefers sparkling wine, followed by white wine, while I prefer red wine.  Yes, this makes it hard for us to drink wine together.  We had an unopened bottle of Mezzacorona Pinot Grigio Trentino DOC in the fridge left over from a prior […]

Date Night – Birmingham, AL

On Tuesday 9/4/18, Brittani and I went on a date night. We started off at Freddys Wine Bar on Highlands Ave.  Freddy’s is an upscale venue. It’s not your neighborhood dive bar. There were several groups of ladies sitting on the patio and just enjoying the weather and drinks together. It’s a perfect venue for […]