Bringing Balance


Beverages, Food, and You


It's Hot in Here July Tasting at Dovini

Escape the Texas heat with us on July 2nd at 7pm at Dovini Italian Grill in Bridgeport, TX, for 'It's Hot in Here,' a refreshing wine tasting designed to cool you down and lift your spirits. I have handpicked five exceptional wines that are perfect for beating the summer sizzle....


Dovini Wine Dinner June 25

Deposit for June 25th Wine Dinner at Dovini.


Verdicchio …. glinting, green, gold.

In Le Marche in Italy, viticulture can be traced back to 387 b.C. It’s no wonder they are skilled in the vineyard and have such interesting wines. One of the most important wines, which is also the name of the grape, is Verdicchio. The wines are white and can be […]

Tavel AOC

Let’s dive into a region! The undisputed empress of rosé is Tavel AOC.  This region is tucked in the Rhône Valley, France on the right bank of the river. The legend is that Pope Innocent VI in the 14th century asked the vinegrons of the village to make a wine […]

Ratatouille Recipe

I recently posted asking what you lovely people would pair with my ratatouille and got many requests for the recipe.  So here it is: Ingredients 3 T unsalted butter Splash of GOOD olive oil 28 ounces of crushed tomatoes 3 tablespoons of herbs de Provence 2 thinly sliced zucchini 2 […]