Sheila Rickert

Think Pink: The Expanding World of Italian Rosé

When we think of Italian wines, our thoughts typically trend told bold reds, with perhaps a ...

Wines of South America: To Malbec and Beyond!  

Mention South American wine varietals and the mind immediately goes to Malbec. The Argentine classic has ...
Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes with Shrimp Remoulade and a Glass of Rosé

Fried green tomatoes are a summertime staple in the American South, where frugal cooks found an ingenious ...
Chilled Red Wine for Summer by Sheila Rickert

Chilled Red Wine for Summer?

Chilled Red Wine for Summer? Absolutely! Despite Pennsylvania’s unseasonably frosty April temperatures, May brings with it ...
Thai Inspired Shrimp Pasta and Riesling

Thai-Inspired Shrimp Pasta & Riesling

A quick and easy summer entree with a little spice, Thai-Inspired Shrimp Pasta combines classic Thai ...
The Kitchen Shoppe in Carlisle

The Kitchen Shoppe in Carlisle   

While this column typically looks at BYOB restaurant options for those interested in bringing their own ...
Pet Nat, Sparkling Wines, Unruly Step Child

Pét Nat: Sparkling Wine’s Unruly Step-Child

Among the Champagnes, Proseccos, Cavas and other traditional holiday sparklers, you may have noticed another selection. ...
Pennsylvania Wine Society

The Significance of Vinifera Grapes

The banner in the tasting room read, “We Use Only Vinifera Grapes”. While I had heard ...