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 →

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 →

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 →

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!

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