Here in Massachusetts, cranberries are a special part of many holiday recipes. Considering there are countless cranberry bogs on the south shore that are harvested annually, there is nothing more fresh than cranberries from the local farmers market. This time of year I use cranberries in so many ways… our brandy cranberry sauce, mulled wine, […]

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Happy Hour with Rosemary: Cranberry & Ginger Spritz

Winter is here and New England has already had it’s first snow storm! Mulled wine is one of the traditional wine beverages that many countries enjoy during the winter and holiday months. It’s warm and tastes like a mix of spice and fruit. It’s called Glögg, Glühwein, Vin Chaud, Vin Brûlé and many many other […]

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Happy Hour with Rosemary: Cranberry Mulled Wine

I could start this blog by saying something along the lines of “this holiday season wont look like the rest” blah blah blah but why tell you something you already know? Yes, this season wont look like the rest but lets make the most of it! I know many of us are working overtime to […]

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Holiday Wine & Stocking Stuffers

Tis’ the season to be …. budget conscious … which can be difficult when you have an appreciation for wine. If you are a baller on a budget *like me* Trader Joe’s should be your first stop for wine this season! For those of you who do not know, Trader Joe’s is the best place […]

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Trader Joe’s 2020 Holiday Wine List

Fall is upon us!! Pumpkin spice, apple picking, harvest season, football, sweater weather….. the list goes on! I whipped up this fall sangria so quick and after letting it sit for a few hours, let me tell you, it was so good!! Sangria is often overlooked as a summer pleasure but it can really be […]

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Happy Hour with Rosemary: Fall Harvest Sangria

It’s officially October and fall is in full force! I honestly could not be happier because if you live in New England you know that it turns into a colorful oasis this time of year. Leaves are falling, football is back on, pumpkin spice is everywhere and the holidays are just around the corner. I […]

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Wine & Cheese: The Best 5 Pairings