Welcome, I’m Rosa Chalekian. I’m a mother, a wife and someone who loves wine, food and travel.

Even though I’m a professional in the financial industry for the last decade, I discovered my true passion is wine. I do not consider myself a wine expert, and I am not a sommelier… yet. I believe wine is something that should be discovered, enjoyed, and shared. Please join me in my journey as I share my experiences and travel the world through a wine glass. I look forward to raising a glass with you soon. Cheers!

2018 Typesetter Cabernet Sauvignon

The wine was produced from three different estate sources and blended together to make a very complex, concentrated and dense wine that is everything you expect in a $100+ bottle from the Napa Valley, because this is what it is.

The Best Wines to Serve on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is much more than a big meal with family and friends. It’s a time to reflect on, and be thankful for all of the good things we have. On a holiday like Thanksgiving, you may find it extremely difficult to find the perfect wine to serve with your dinner. Rather than trying to pair the wine with one dish, opt for bottles that complement a wide variety of foods.

2019 Del Dotto Calistoga BDX Style Blend

The phrase “Bordeaux-style red blend” may be used informally to describe red wines produced from a combination of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and to a lesser extent Carmenère and Malbec.

2019 The Insider, Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles

The Cabernet Sauvignon wines from the Paso Robles appellation have an intense fruit flavor profile, powerful tannin, and bright acidity levels. Cabernet Sauvignon grape vines were planted in the 1970s, and soon after, the Paso Robles Cabernet wine gained popularity worldwide.

2017 Sparrow Hawk Reserve Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is a red grape variety that produces light to medium body, fruity & earthy, often complex dry red wines. It is one of the most revered grapes in the world.

2018 The Insider, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast

Pinot Noir prefers a cool climate and requires low yields to achieve high quality. Pinots from cooler regions like Sonoma Coast are lighter-bodied and display more red fruit, floral notes and have brighter acidity, often with a dash of minerality.

Taylor Fladgate Tawny 20 Yr Porto

Another magnificent and finely-balanced old tawny blend of outstanding richness and complexity. Taylor Fladgate is one of the most highly respected producers of aged tawny Port wines.

2020 Château Gigery Côtes de Provence Rosé

The dry, refreshing, pink wines of Provence may not be complicated or heady, but they are certainly lovely. These brightly flavored, yet pale colored wines are full of crisp acidity with light touches of tart red berries and citrus fruit.

2019 Criterion Mendoza Malbec Reserva

There’s an ideal place for a wine to thrive, a part of the world where soil, water, climate and people come together to create a varietal of singular distinction. Criterion is your guide, the benchmark by which all others are measured.

2019 Zuccardi Serie A Malbec

Argentina is the largest wine producer in South America, best known for its versions of classic red wines including Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.


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