An Unusual Crush?

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked I have a confession to make. I have recently developed an (some might say) unusual crush. My new love is a rapper and music producer, as well as a successful entrepreneur. Who is my recently acquired paramour? He’s none other than Snoop Dogg. OK, OK, I know what you’re thinking, but... Continue Reading →

Of Wine And Roses

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked They are not long, the days of wine and roses:Out of a misty dreamOur path emerges for a while, then closesWithin a dream.– From "Vitae Summa Brevis,” Ernest Dowson, 1896 The days of wine and roses. Such a beautiful way to express a time of happiness and prosperity in our lives. ... 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 →

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 →

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 →

Tybalt, Bad Boy In Tights

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked As I reminisce on the men of consequence in my life, while sipping a strong glass of mead, I recall a gentleman who looked very good in tights. When I was young, the Franco Zeffirelli film “Romeo and Juliet” made quite an impression on me. The girls I saw it with... Continue Reading →

The Wine That Made Me An Adult

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked My love affair with the fermented grape began as a child. When we had spaghetti for dinner, my parents would splurge on a small bottle of Chianti, complete with the then-ubiquitous straw basket. They would even let my sister and me indulge in a sip occasionally. I thought that bottle was... Continue Reading →

Occasion To Stray

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked If you’ve been following The Chicks at all, you may have picked up on the fact that my deepest, most fulfilling wine love is Apothic Red. A restaurant owner introduced me to it about 10 years ago, shortly after it came to market, and it’s safe/sad to say I have spent... Continue Reading →

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