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 →

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 →

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!

The Chicks Talk Hairiness

From The Vault: In this never-seen-before classic webisode, Poppy, Ruby and Trie discuss hairiness! From facial hair to chest hair with a little back hair for good measure, The Chicks enjoy the male perspective from special guest JP. All in good fun with, naturally, a bottle of wine.

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 →

Trie’s Four Excellent Wine Adventures

Blog: The Chicks Uncorked The personalized bottles of wine I was gifted for a special birthday.Red and white wine tastings on the Napa Valley Wine Train.The bottle of Cab in JFK’s favorite booth, blocks from his home in Washington DC.The wine served in The Rolling Stones’ backstage VIP tent in Hamburg, Germany. All vibrant, poignant... Continue Reading →

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