Archive for April, 2009

Bud Break

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Everywhere I turn, every blog I read, all I have been hearing about is Bud Break, Bud Break, Bud Break. All the wineries are talking about it too. I don’t really understand why it’s such a big deal. Well, I suppose it is a big deal, maybe I just don’t understand why so many people [...]

Chesler Label

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

The Chesler label has a pretty good following. It’s a picture of Mia’s mom, Eileen Chesler, waterskiing. It makes people smile. Sometimes, it’s not only what is in the bottle, but what is on the label that connects people. We hear stories from people who grew up waterskiing, their mom’s that did competition waterskiing, and [...]

Day 3: Big Butter Jesus

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Day 3. More Cincinnati (with a sneak into Northern Kentucky first) and then to Dayton. First, to The Party Source in Bellevue, KY. You’d guess it was a big store by the name but you might not guess that they have quite the selection of fine wines, with upstairs perfectly temperature controlled storage, and a [...]

Ohio: Day 2 and Trio Bistro

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Day 2. Next, Cincinnati. Well, Cincinnati with little trips over the border into Northern Kentucky. Today I ride with Denise Sullivan of Vanguard Wines for the first day of Ohio. Despite it being only her first month at the job, Denise is already a pro at wine sales AND she wins the clean car award, [...]

Kentucky: How to Say Louisville

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

I just returned from a sales trip to Kentucky and Ohio. It was fun. I’m a California girl at heart, raised with Catholicism (slightly lapsed now). So, it is a wonderful experience to go to other places with different sensibilities than I’m used to on a day to day basis. It doesn’t take long before [...]

April 14th, 2009 – Winemaker Dinner

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

The Patron Restaurant and Mia Klein of Selene Wines, a tiny producer of hand-crafted Napa Valley wines invite you for an evening of haute cuisine and hedonistic pleasures. Selene Wine Dinner Tuesday April 14th, 2009 7:00pm Chef Amber McCool and her culinary team have selected a four course menu to express Mia’s wines. A marriage [...]

April 15th, 2009 – Winemaker Dinner

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Winemaker Dinner at Trio Bistro in Cincinnati, OH. Join Mia Klein of Selene Wines for a winemaker dinner at Trio Bistro in Cincinnati, OH. Call for Reservations (513) 984-1905.

April 16th, 2009 – Winemaker Dinner

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Dorothy Lane Market Thursday, April 16, 2009 6:00 PM in the DLM School of Cooking, Dayton, Ohio. Selene Winery Dinner with Mia Klein owner/winemaker of Selene Wines. Dinner guests will receive a Riedel Vinum Bordeaux stem. Menu courses to be paired with each wine: Hand Rolled Pizza with Caramelized Onion, Goat Cheese and Prosciutto; Wild [...]