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 See This 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...

Latest articles

Should You Lease or Buy Your Next Car?

Finding your family’s next car can feel like a daunting task. With so many options out there, it can be overwhelming trying...

A Guide To Eating Out On Vacation With Young...

When on vacation, 63% of Americans like to eat out, trying new and interesting food. If you are dining out with little ones...

8 Fat Loss Tips

Let’s first clarify that we are talking about “fat” loss, not “weight” loss. What is the difference? Simply put, weight loss can...

7 Ways to Prepare Your Finances for a Baby

Congratulations! You’re taking on one of life’s most challenging — yet rewarding — journeys: raising children!  Deciding on names,...