Gigi's and the bottle of David Bruce Pinot Nior.  (Photo credit: Barbara Ann Kelley)

Pinot Noir and “Wine Wednesdays” at Gigi’s in St. Petersburg

This week on the Tampa Bay Wine Escape I was in the mood for an Italian meal with my wine. My date Scott mentioned that Gigi’s in St. Petersburg had a special wine night on Wednesdays and we should check it out. Wine Wednesday? Sounded great , so off we went on another wine adventure!

CBS Tampa–02/24/2012

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Unleash Your Palate: Tampa Food And Wine Experience Preview

The “Unleash Your Palate” Tampa Bay Food & Wine Experience, the most exotic wine and food event of the year, will be taking place in Downtown Tampa from February 16-19, 2012.


Radio Personality Barbara Ann Kelley sipping Merlot on the balcony of downtown St. Pete's "A Taste For Wine".  ( Photo credit: Barbara Ann Kelley)

Sipping Wine at ‘A Taste For Wine’ In Downtown St. Petersburg

For years, people in Pinellas have been bragging about a wine bar called A Taste for Wine in downtown St. Petersburg. Saturday night I decided to take a visit for myself and see what all the fuss was about.

CBS Tampa–02/06/2012

The Wines of Italy Italian Club kicks off the Fiesta Italiana on Thursday, March 29 from 6-9 p.m. at the Italian Club of Tampa(Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Best of Italian Food, Wine and Music Will be Celebrated at Ybor’s Fiesta Italiana

The 15th Annual Fiesta Italiana will be in Ybor City on Thursday, March 29 through Sunday, April 1, 2012.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2012

An enologist pours wine on glasses to taste it at the cave of the Catena Zapata winery in Lujan de Cuyo, province of Mendoza, Argentina on July 14, 2011. (Photo credit: ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Wine Bars in Tampa

What makes a great wine bar? A vast and varied selection of wine and knowledgeable staff to help you navigate through the extensive menus, of course. All these wine bars are the best wine bars in Tampa.

CBS Tampa–01/10/2012

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Cedars-Sinai Study Finds Red Wine Can Reduce Chances Of Breast Cancer

A new study has found that drinking red wine in moderation may reduce a woman’s chances of getting breast cancer, challenging the widely-held belief that any type of alcohol consumption raises the risk of the disease.


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Pick-A-Side: Which Thanksgiving Food Is Your Favorite?

Turkey, cornbread or stuffing? Choose your favorites from this array of classic Thanksgiving foods.



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