Once a month, a group of women and I try to get together for dinner and wine. We select restaurants that are new to most of us so where we can celebrate together the experience of trying something new. Our group consists of very discriminating diners who range from the most carnivorous to vegetarians. Our ages range from late twenties to mid-sixties. The cross-generational gathering provides a depth to the conversations that can only be present among groups with various experiences. But what stands out to me the most of the reasons that we may not ever have our full core group. We (women) have so many things that keep us busy and many times away from what we want to do. We are caregivers, we work, we lend shoulders to the bereaved, we are taxi drivers, we don't have sitters...the things that keep us from taking care of our own needs run the gamut. So I want to raise my glass to women...we truly are "every woman"!
Sidenote: I'm not a food critic so I won't mention the restaurant unless the food was slammin'! Yesterday's choice was alright...just alright...so I won't give the name. But the Riesling was awesome with the Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich and the Crab and Shrimp Nachos.
With March being Women's History Month, The Vine Wine Club wants to highlight wineries that are owned by women. To do this, we need your help!!! Of course, we have Shoe Crazy Wine in our cellar but we invite you to send us other wine brands that are woman-owned. We want to feature them on our site and do something to honor these phenomenal women over the next few weeks. Please send those names to our email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't hesitate! March will blow by quickly.
Join us this Friday with our California friends "The Grape Girls". Off The Vine with Benita and Terricinia at 3:00 pm on the May We Help You Radio Network (woman owned).