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Nov 14

Have a Glass of Wine and You’ll Be Fine!

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Disclosure Statement: I was provided a sample product from Mirassou Wines in order to facilitate this review, however, opinions are 100% my own.

‘Tis the season to reflect and take stock of all our blessings, to share good times with family and friends and to simply enjoy the wonderful life that we have been given.  Too often we get caught up in the day to day activities, stuck and struck with stress and anxiety, so when that happens, remember this motto, “Have a glass of wine and you’ll be fine!”

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 That’s exactly what my girls and I did on Sunday afternoon, we kicked off the week with fun, food, laughter and of course a couple bottles of wine thanks to Mirassou Winery.

The last time we were all together we had such a good time that we decided to have a day of fun at least once per month.  We all live in close proximity so it makes for an easy commute or walk in case we have too much fun!

Our hostess, Carol, had a spread with more than enough food to keep our bellies full and the pairing of the Brie Cheese and Fig Preserves on a Crostini was a perfect compliment to the Mirassou Chardonnay.

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This was our first time drinking a Chardonnay and I normally drink Sweet Reds, however, the California Chardonnay was a light and  refreshing wine which turned out to be our favorite.  The Pinot Noir was a bit too dry for us but we didn’t allow it to go to waste – lol.

Carol hosted the weekend Wine Party

To celebrate the season and commemorate the occasion, the bottom of each glass was painted with chalkboard paint so that we could write what we were thankful for using a white permanent paint marker.

The glasses were a gift and to make the day even more special I shot this short video which was supposed to be the outtakes.  It was too funny not to show it just the way it was so enjoy our antics #memoriesofgoodtimes.

 

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 If you are looking for wines to serve or give as a gift this holiday season, check out the many varieties of Mirassou Wines.

Merlot, Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Moscato and Sunset Red, all reasonable priced as to not break your budget and can be paired with a variety of foods.

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 This was Shawn’s favorite, what is your favorite wine to serve for the holidays or when entertaining at home?

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 For more entertaining tips and recipes, visit Mirassou on Pinterest, Facebook or  www.Mirassou.com  

Stay Blessed ~ No Stress in 2014!

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  1. imagesbytdashfield

    Just A glass? snicker!!! Party on my friend.

    1. DelBlogger

      I know right – where’s Alisha??

      1. imagesbytdashfield

        Probably waaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyy ahead of us! LOL

        1. DelBlogger

          Yep, but I’m catching up – hope you are enjoying the weekend.

  2. robing34

    We like Mirassou. It’s nice to have so many decently priced and tasty ones out there.

    1. DelBlogger

      Yes, I can’t see spending an exorbitant amount of money on wines. Enjoy the weekend.

  3. Stacie

    Last year, I had the pleasure of meeting the owner at a special Mirassou dinner and wine pairing. While I don’t drink, I still had an awesome time listening to his family stories.

    1. DelBlogger

      Yes, Dave Mirassou is such a great guy – I am now a fan of their wines. Happy Fri-yay!

  4. Neti

    Good wine and Good friends. A recipe for FUN. Enjoy it all my Sista.

    1. DelBlogger

      Yes, we need to do a virtual party!!!

  5. Femme Fitale Fit Club

    My favorite wine is chardonnay hands down. The dryer the better. Sweet wines upset my stomach. #productreviewparty

    1. DelBlogger

      I like Sweet Reds but the calories are not good for me so I will be switching up soon because I like my wine! Have an awesome weekend.

  6. The Mad Mommy

    Sometimes, I really wish I was more of a wine drinker! It looks like you guys had fun!

    1. DelBlogger

      Well don’t start any bad habits…but it was fun!!

  7. Vashti@veepeejay.com

    I can tell you all had a great time. I’m a lightweight so I don’t drink wine often but I like Sweet Reds #productreviewparty

    1. De Divah Deals

      Yes, I am a Sweet Red Wine drinker myself, I need to try their Sunset Red. Have a good weekend!

  8. Louida (@MissLouMae)

    You ladies were having way too much fun! I love drinking chardonnay during special occasions. I hope you saved a glass for me!

    1. De Divah Deals

      For you my dear, I saved a bottle!

  9. Lisa

    That looks like a good wine to try! Happy upcoming Holidays sweetie! Hugz Lisa and Bear

    1. DelBlogger

      Lisa, yes, it was really good especially chilled. Hope you are enjoying the weekend.

  10. Chelsea

    Just a glass? I wish I could stick to that…wine is just….so…delicious! Love this 🙂 Happy holidays!

    Chelsea

    http://www.gingersideoflife.com

    1. DelBlogger

      Chelsea, actually starting with one glass is good, but more than one is better! Have a wonderful weekend!

  11. andreamcopley

    I have never tried this brand. I’ll have to look for it next time I’m shopping. I’m always up for trying new wines. 🙂 #ProductReviewParty

    1. DelBlogger

      I think you will like it, let me know when you get a chance to try it.

  12. Victoria

    This is my first time hearing of this brand but I will be sure to check them out. #ProductReviewParty

  13. Crystal From Tidbits of Experience

    I wish I could try wine. I wouldn’t know a good wine brand if I saw it. It does look like you and your girlfriends enjoyed it a lot.

    On a side note, I am in love with all of your nails. They are really eye catching.

    1. DelBlogger

      Crystal, it’s okay that you don’t drink wine, I actually only started because they say it’s good for your heart – lol! We had a great Ladies Day Brunch and thanks on the compliment. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

      1. Crystal From Tidbits of Experience

        My mom use to drink it, and it really helped her.

        1. DelBlogger

          Crystal…it helps me too! Have a fantastic weekend.

  14. cristina

    i think it’s delicious. i’d like to try it
    xoxo
    cristina
    http://sofiscloset.blogspot.it

    1. DelBlogger

      Cristina, when you do, come back and let me know which one you tried.

  15. Me and My Mini Me

    OOh yum! You know I love me a good glass of wine. I need to try this one, maybe for Thanksgiving.

    1. DelBlogger

      oh yes, let me know which type you get and your thoughts.

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