Category: Wine

05 Dec

Clearwater Beach Uncorked…..2014 Food & Wine Extravaganza


I am already looking forward to a delicious 2014 and I am excited to share that Clearwater Beach Uncorked has recently announced its third annual food and wine extravaganza. This tasty event will be held on February 8 and 9, 2014, beachside in front of Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa.   This high-end […]

21 Sep

A Delightful Duo at Fleming’s


Greetings from Seattle! I am visiting the Emerald City and enjoying their abundance of culinary delights. While I may on the opposite side of the country, I am thinking of all my friends back home who have been drooling over my food photos. If you are looking for a fantastic meal this weekend, I have […]

07 Feb

Brunch in a Beautiful Setting at Cru Cellars


There is nothing more enjoyable than a relaxing Sunday brunch in a beautiful setting. Living in Tampa, I have become quite spoiled with our gorgeous weather and numerous culinary gems with outdoor seating. This past Sunday, I had the opportunity to  have brunch at one of my favorite South Tampa spots, Cru Cellars. Nestled in […]

16 Jan

Savor & Sip, Fleming’s Style

South Tampa, Westshore, Wine 1 Comment by Champagne Girl

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar is like a Chanel suit, it never goes out of style. With new restaurants opening all over Tampa Bay, Fleming’s remains on top with their timeless classics and innovative new dishes. I am thrilled to share their latest pairing menu which will dazzle your taste buds and satisfy your […]

09 Jan

Wine Wednesdays at Catch Twenty-Three

Seafood, Westchase, Wine 2 Comments by Champagne Girl

There is nothing I enjoy more than a glass of wine in a relaxed environment and Catch Twenty-Three in Westchase is the perfect place. Nestled in the cozy Westpark Village on Montague, Catch Twenty-Three is, in my opinion, the epitome of a Floridian restaurant. With island music, airy decor and the scent of  fresh seafood along with Caribbean […]

24 Dec

A Delicious Dream of Food and Wine #31DaysOfLove

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Sometimes my busy schedule prevents me from going events that I really want to attend and I have to live vicariously through my fellow bloggers.  Recently Napa Flair in West Chase hosted an exclusive holiday wine tasting for bloggers and sadly, I had a schedule conflict and could not be a part of this magical evening. […]

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17 Aug

Wine, Dine &Tweet…Timpano Style


There is nothing I enjoy more than eating and tweeting, especially when vino is involved. I mean, think about it, I can share my delicious experiences with the twitterverse and introduce my friends and followers to some new culinary delights. I can’t tell you how many times I have discovered a new restaurant, a new […]

26 Jul

Arrrrrr, The Wines Of Lido Bay Are Perfect for Tampa Bay!

Wine 2 Comments by Champagne Girl

Ahoy! I love a nice glass o’ grog and have recently discovered some wines from California that are perfect for Tampa Bay. Being the California girl that I am, I have always been a huge fan of California wines and am blessed to have grown up so close to Napa, Sonoma and Calistoga.  No trip home is ever […]

30 May

Small Plates, Big Pours and More at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Restaurants, Wine 4 Comments by Champagne Girl
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“Wine is one of the agreeable and essential ingredients of life”.  -JULIA CHILD Can you believe I have lived in Tampa for nine years and just ate at Fleming’s for the first time last month?  I have been wanting to go there since my arrival in 2003 and have always heard such rave reviews about the food, wine […]

05 Apr

Get Some Tax-Time Relief in Tampa Bay!


With tax day just around the corner, many of us are scrambling to gather receipts and get our returns filed.  If you are like me, I am sure you could use a day or evening of fun and relaxation.  There are many exciting events going on in Tampa Bay this month and I want to […]