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 →

Goofing Off With The Chicks

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked Trie Walks The Walk, Well, Shops The Shop on National Goof Off Day Yesterday was National Goof Off Day, so naturally Trie had to honor it by goofing off with her favorite pastime rather than finish this post on time! When The Chicks decided to write about our favorite ways to... Continue Reading →

Bedroom Eyes Revisited

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked A second full pour of a satisfying full-body red urges me to share some thoughts with you. As a young girl, I heard the expression “bedroom eyes.” I filed that with “virgin ears.” Some worldly girls said I was afflicted with that so the next few years I was self-conscious about... Continue Reading →

When It’s All Over

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked Trie: City Lights & Sea Fever Trie loves New York. In December 2018, I accepted a job in Washington DC that would wrestle me from the clutches of the Midwestern college town cocoon I’d long overstayed. The job aligned with my passions, and I’d been thinking for the last 10 years... Continue Reading →

The Chicks Talk Men In Suits

From The Vault: In this never-seen-before, classic webisode, Poppy, Ruby and Trie, along with returning special guest Rosie, discuss men's fashion ... specifically men in suits vs more casual wear. As always, a lighthearted, amusing-at-least-to-them romp with several generous pours ... enjoy!

Unencumbered With A Sip & A Smile

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked Sure Cupid may call at any time, but the old standard, “You’re more likely to be hit by lightning than get married over 40” still hangs in the air. Insert “over 50” or “over 60” or more, and you’d have to spend so much time dodging bolts that of course you’d... Continue Reading →

Defending Mega Purple

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked I was recently enjoying a book about wine when two words jumped off the page and hit me like a whiskey-aged wine barrel: Mega Purple. The author used this phrase when describing the ‘underbelly’ of the wine industry – what vineyards do clandestinely to improve the taste and color of their... Continue Reading →

The Chicks Talk Sexy Celebrity Encounters

From The Vault: In this never-seen, classic 4ish-minute webisode, The Three Chicks and two special guests — Hoopty and Rosie — share past encounters with celebrity men, who may or may not have been hitting on them! Join The Chicks in savoring a splash of wine if you desire, and enjoy tales about hot guys... Continue Reading →

Grey Grey, Go Away

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked Ever since home shows arrived on HGTV, I’ve tuned into them. I watch them all — houses being built, remodeled, decorated, swapped, purchased, I’m there. Often with a generous pour of a dry red. One show in particular has a very attractive contractor, but that’s a story for another day. My... Continue Reading →

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