My Favorite Trader Joe’s Wines Under $7

Is there anything better than expensive fine wines that tantalize with every sip? Actually, there is… it’s inexpensive wines that tantalize with every sip. I’m a devoted wine lover who has traveled to vineyards around the world, from Napa Valley and Sonoma to France, Italy, Germany, Argentina and South Africa, so, let’s just say, I’ve … More My Favorite Trader Joe’s Wines Under $7

Fabulous Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy

While Italy has numerous regions where La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life) is readily available, I highly recommend the Friuli Venezia Giulia region in the northeast part of the country. I recently spent a month there and I’ll definitely return next summer. Whether it’s the boutique hotel amid the vineyards near Civedale or roaming the streets … More Fabulous Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy

My Absolutely, Positively Favorite Orlando Restaurants

FINE DINING Adriatico Trattoria Italiana-I consider this the best Italian restaurant in Orlando and, believe me, I eat at lots of Italian restaurants in the U.S. and Italy. Primo at JW Marriott Orlando-Created by celebrity chef Melissa Kelly, this is farm-to-table dining at its finest. Lots of great Mediterranean cuisine with an ever-changing menu. Deep … More My Absolutely, Positively Favorite Orlando Restaurants

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

For lovers of “The Good Life”, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World in Orlando is the ultimate pairing of food and wine. An annual celebration of culinary concepts, global cuisine, fine wines, beers, cocktails and other beverages, the 62-day festival staged from mid-September to mid-November, immerses visitors in a world … More Epcot International Food & Wine Festival