The Joy of Cooking

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked Occasionally I tune in to the Rachael Ray show. Not for the cooking demonstrations; I just like spending time with her, she’s like a ray of sunshine. A genuinely good person.  But as far as cooking, my interest is negligible. I give glancing attention to recipes, and if an ingredient is... Continue Reading →

Do It Myself … Sometimes

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked Driven by necessity, boredom and our excessive time spent at home, 2020 was a huuuuuge year for DIY projects. Sales at home improvement stores, at $300 billion+, soared by 15% over the previous year, and all kinds of brilliant home projects, from outdoor oases to kitchen nooks and playhouses were assembled... Continue Reading →

Are Weddings Really All That?

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked I’ve always had an ambivalent relationship with weddings. They’re a lengthy time commitment for attendees — at home my dogs will need to go out, and I’m sure to be missing something good on TV that night. The majority of the couples are living under the same roof already so why... Continue Reading →

Redneck Wine Lover And Proud Of It!

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked If you have read any of my previous Chicks blog entries, you’ll know that although I love wine, I’m not one of those snobs who does everything according to the experts. In fact, I bring a certain Southern Indiana I-was-drinking-beer-way-before-wine savoir faire to my vino endeavors. And that makes me proud,... Continue Reading →

The Chicks’ Books That Matter

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked The Three Chicks don't just enjoy wine; they enjoy good books with their wine, too! In today's post, Poppy, Ruby and Trie share some of our favorite reads of the past six months ... A Real, Actual Page Turner For Poppy You will definitely want a relaxing glass of wine as you... Continue Reading →

Mindfully Wineful

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked Flowers, dogs, culture, yoga, travel and dry, witty-at-least-to-us observations … if you follow we Three Chicks, you may have picked up on the fact that those are some of our favorite things — along with a fine, full pour, nat. For example, Poppy shares beautiful photos of the flowers she cultivates... Continue Reading →

Some Noses Know

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked My sense of smell gradually began to fade seven or eight years ago to the present, where I refer to my nose as strictly ornamental. I’ve envied those who claim they can detect wine aromas of leather, oak, vanilla, tobacco etc. Somehow I taste and enjoy a variety of wines even... Continue Reading →

The Art Of Compromise: A Wine Review

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked As most of us learn the hard way, relationships are all about compromise: where to live, kids or no kids, chips or pretzels, and so on. Add to that the most important negotiation of all: what wine to drink.Mr. Poppy and I have been together for 182 years (OK, some days... Continue Reading →

Sipping In God’s Square Mile

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked While the old adage “Location, Location, Location” might be the number one rule in real estate, it also rings true when it comes to our own personal joy. For many of us, the importance of place has been underscored during the trying COVID era. For the longest time, we had to... Continue Reading →

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