Author Archives: htessitore


Oh Winter, when will you end?!

This was the beginning of my newsletter from last March 14, 2014...

"One way you can tell the changing of the seasons is by longer days. Another is by the […]



Abramo pours Italy on Fri; New Aussies on Sat

It seems like we have been battered by cold and snowy weather since New Year's. I can't think of a better way to get us out of our doldrums than […]



We welcome Shinn Estate Winemaker Patrick Caserta

Shinn Estate, North Fork, Long Island

Barbara Shinn and David Page - native Midwesterners - met in 1988 when they were both living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Barbara […]



Love is in the air at Wakefield Liquors

Love is in the air at Wakefield Liquors! We have a fun-filled weekend planned for South County and your Loved Ones. Tonight we will feature the beautiful sparkling wines from […]



Potluck, Unplowed Roads, and Italian and French Wines

I'm not the type of person to encourage someone to drink but boy, it has been enjoyable to sit down at the dinner table after yet another bad commute due […]



Happy 2015!

Happy New Year from your friends at Wakefield Liquors! Now that the holidays are over and the kids are back in school, it feels great to get back to normal. […]



Bully Boy Distillers tonight 4-7

Bully Boy Distillers is owned and operated by brothers Will and Dave Willis, who were inspired by their childhood home and fourth-generation working family farm. During prohibition the farm was […]



Abramo’s Holiday Picks on Friday; Organic Frenchies on Sat

Over the course of the holiday season, it seems that there is a higher frequency of entertaining. Whether you find yourself unexpectedly hosting a gathering or need to make a […]



Italy & Portugal on Friday; Thanksgiving Picks on Sat

Well, it is that time of year to gather around friends and family, relax, and open a good bottle of wine or share a sip of whiskey.

Remember, it is […]



Wines to pair with (you guessed it) Thanksgiving!

The dusting of snow on the ground this morning brought to life the stark realization: Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away! With all the warm weather this Fall, this […]