Tracy Byrnes

Tracy Byrnes has what many might call a dream gig, matching a career as an experienced and well-respected business journalist with her passion for wine.

Great Wines for Easter Sunday Dinner

For those of you celebrating Easter, your most important wine pairing of the day will be deciding what to drink with that...

Why this Mom Loves March Madness

I’m not a basketball fan. I have no interest in going to a game, playing with my kids in the driveway or wearing high-top...

Go Green! On St. Patrick’s Day and Everyday!

Saving the Earth is not an option.And winemakers know that.  You can't make a great bottle of wine...

My Conversation with Ovid Winemaker Austin Peterson

I had such a great conversation with Austin Peterson, winemaker at Ovid Vineyards. He's super young, super intelligent and is making super fantastic...

Host a Wine Tasting — It’s Simple and So Fun!

Wine tastings are so fun and can be super easy to pull together.Oh sure, you can hold a formal tasting.  Line glasses up on...

The Five Ss of Wine Tasting: See, Swirl, Smell, Sip, and Savor

First Up is SeeThis is a long, but good one about wine tasting. Feel free to print it...

Private Label Wine: The Secret Inside

Ever wonder how private label wine is made?We went to Gary’s wine Gary’s Wine & Marketplace in Wayne, NJ,...

Great French Reds for the Summer

So I recorded a podcast in honor of Bastille Day.  And then the unthinkable happened -- terrorists attacked the city of...

Perfect Beach Wines

Enjoying a glass of wine on the beach is pretty darn close to Nirvana for me.And while you...

Prosecco: For breakfast, for dieters, or just for the love of it.

What’s so great about Prosecco is that you can start drinking it at breakfast.God bless Giuseppe Cipriani of...


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Some of my fondest memories are of my brother and I crammed into the back of my parents minivan, eyes glued out...

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Need some sizzle to light the fire in your sex life? Consider using food. Many types of food have a natural sensual...