Tag: summer

What to Drink this Summer Part 2: Sangria Recipe

What to Drink this Summer Part 2: Sangria Recipe
Warmer seasons bring brisk and refreshing cravings to the palate. During summer months red wine drinkers may switch colors out of preference for a chilled beverage – not because they are keen to white wine, though. For the troubled and sweaty wino partial to reds, sangria will solve all of your summer woes. Sangria is... Read more »

The Relaunch of He Sipped/She Sipped

The Relaunch of He Sipped/She Sipped
Dear Readers, Today marks an exciting day in ChicagoNow Land: The launch of ChicagoNow 2.0, a new version of our hosting site, complete with a new design, more interactive features, and über user-friendliness. You’ll also notice that He Sipped/She Sipped has undergone a face-lift of our own, changing our avatar (or logo) to a picture... Read more »

What to Drink this Summer Part 1: Pancake Cellars' Big Day White Wine

On Thursday, ChicagoNow will be relaunching its website, complete with a new redesign and new features. The He Sipped / She Sipped blog will also relaunch, with polls, twitter feed, and new contributors. Stay tuned for a complete list of our new writers; but for now, check out this post written by John Taylor, one... Read more »
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A Summer Trip to Italy, Thanks to DaVinci Wine

The last time I traveled to Italy, I had just graduated from college. I was 22, wide-eyed, and energetic about the world and all it had to offer. I had yet to met He Sips (my husband, who co-writes this blog) and my son, Noah, who would arrive more than 10 years later. I also knew very... Read more »

Napa Day 2: Merry Edwards, Hartford, Keever, Hopper Creek, and a Chef's Tasting at AVIA

Napa Day 2: Merry Edwards, Hartford, Keever, Hopper Creek, and a Chef's Tasting at AVIA
Last Friday, we went to four wineries: Merry Edwards, Hartford Family, Keever, and Hopper Creek. Each one was unique, and this made for a busy day of tasting great wine and meeting great people. We were so overbooked that we didn’t eat lunch. That’s a lot of wine without eating, Thanks to the chef Chris... Read more »