The Loire Valley holds a special place in my heart. Back in 1999, my sister and I traveled by train from Amsterdam to Brugge, from Brugge to Paris, and then from Paris to the beautiful...
Every once in a while , a wine gal just has to have a cider, especially when the word “cherry” is attached to it. Even more so when it comes from my home state of Oregon....
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From partnership to sole proprietorship, welcome to the all new WineJulia.com, appropriately renamed TheRealWineJulia.com! The original “Hello World!” was published in early February, 2012, and just 6 months after my first post I was awarded the Best New Wine Blog of 2012 by the prestigious Wine Blog Awards. Not too long after, one of my articles garnered attention...Read More
I absolutely love it when food and wine marries in perfect harmony, and this classic Hummus recipe (made using Oregon Olive Mill’s Frantoio EVOO) is indeed a perfect match with the Sequoia Grove 2012 Chardonnay; in fact, pairing food and wine doesn’t get much better than this. First, I have a confession to make: I’m not a fan of the big, over-oaked, buttery...Read More