Review / Giveaway: Oro de Castilla wine

Thanks to Pablo del Villar of Oro de Castilla and Ole Imports, Lodie's Blog is able to give away a bottle of Oro de Castilla wine for your pleasure and enjoyment. I am picking three winners, so you're in luck! Review of Oro de Castilla Verdejo 2013 wine. It has one of the most refreshing taste to it. There's a complexity and a nice balance. It isn't too overpowering. I paired this wine with pasta, seafood, and popcorn. Yes, it tasted great … [Read more...]

Interview with Pablo del Villar

A couple of months ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Pablo del Villar Igea, president of Oro De Castilla. I reviewed Oro De Castilla Verdejo 2013. A great wine that I paired with salmon, shrimp pasta, and even popcorn. The wine is very classic and is made from the Verdejo grape in About Oro De Castilla wine - The white white is described as a very complex wine with an acidity higher than usual, more balanced and with a structure of … [Read more...]

Review: Spanish Wines

Sometimes the best feeling is being able to sit down, relax, kick off your shoes, throw down your bra, and drink a glass of wine. I’ve mentioned before my love for Spanish wine. Well after a long days work, I decided to sample my bottles from Ole Imports. You’ll remember my previous review on Flaco Tempranillo. I was fortunate to sample various flavors from Ole Imports. Here’s what I love about Spanish wines. I love a little spice. The peppery … [Read more...]

Rehab’s 10th Anniversary, My Las Vegas Weekend

As the saying goes, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas!” Well, unless you make the mistake of blogging about it or uploading it on YouTube. This past weekend, I had the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas and stay at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for a media event. I have traveled to Vegas several times; however, this was by far one of my favorite trips. Several other media compardres were invited for a jam packed weekend. Friday began with … [Read more...]

Review / Giveaway: Flaco Tempranillo wine

I love everything that pertains to Spain. I love the culture, I love the art, I love the men (ha), but mostly, I love the wine.                   I was given the opportunity to test and review Flaco Tempranillo wine. According to the company website, Flaco is made from dark red grapes called, Tempranillo. Tempranillo translates to mean “dude.” The wine is produced … [Read more...]

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