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Welcome to CITYpeek Patti's FOOD & WINE/Spirits Blog.
Come journey along with our CITYPEEK CEO, Patti Neumann, as she nibbles, sips and shares her taste buds as she travels round the world.

GOVERRE - a chic, spill-proof, portable, stemless wine glass

GOVERRE - a chic, spill-proof, portable, stemless wine glass


Kickstarter,  one of the world's largest funding platform for creative projects which, since its launch in 2009, 5.5 million people having pledged $939 million,...Read More
Happy Thanksgiving from CITYPEEK

Happy Thanksgiving from CITYPEEK


 HAPPY THANKSGIVING The entire CITYPEEK Team Sends Special Thanks to Our Hospitality & Tourism Family & Devoted Fans.  We appreciate ALL you do &...Read More
Chardonnay or Burgundy, try Olivier Leflaive Chassagne Montrachet 2009

Chardonnay or Burgundy, try Olivier Leflaive Chassagne Montrachet 2009


Chardonnay is the world’s most famous white wine grape and is behind the finest white Burgundies. It is also one of the most widely planted varieties, although it is...Read More
FULL TILT BREWING Announces Berger Cookie Chocolate Stout Beer

FULL TILT BREWING Announces Berger Cookie Chocolate Stout Beer


One of my most favorite things, passed down to me from my great Grandfather, Henry Sonneborn, III is the delectable, chocolaty, BERGERS COOKIE. Founded in 1835 by German...Read More
October 25 is Global Champagne Day!  #ChampagneDayGlobal

October 25 is Global Champagne Day! #ChampagneDayGlobal


You can call it luxurious. You can call it sparkling wine. But only if it is from France, may you call it champagne! Today Champenois are reaping the rewards of many...Read More
Self Serve Beer & Wine Systems with Pour My Beer & Wine

Self Serve Beer & Wine Systems with Pour My Beer & Wine


I recently came across a new custom made beer, wine technology system that allows patrons to self-seve the drink of choice and amount/ounce in beer and wine. It's by a...Read More
Spin the Bottle, Adult Style name, Terravant playful label wins awards

Spin the Bottle, Adult Style name, Terravant playful label wins awards


What, I am playing Spin The Bottle? It has been a long time, but I plunged back in as the playful offer was a more adult approach. The game was a wine tasting. Immediately,...Read More
HASHcapades Hit the USA! CITYPEEK Patti to represent in her hometown.

HASHcapades Hit the USA! CITYPEEK Patti to represent in her hometown.


Life is a HASHcapade!  I was chosen to represent my hometown of Baltimore, as one of 50 social media-obsessed bloggers in the US, Canada, Scotland, England, Ireland and...Read More
Russian River Valley Vintners & Growers report on the new season- Pinot Noir and Chardonnay 2013 Harvest is Full Speed Ahead!

Russian River Valley Vintners & Growers report on the new season- Pinot Noir and Chardonnay 2013 Harvest is Full Speed Ahead!


Russian River Valley Vintners & Growers report on the new season- Harvest is Full Speed Ahead! Sonoma Wine Country encompasses thirteen wine growing appellations with...Read More
Murphy Goode supports Operation Homefront: Mixes Wine & Charity

Murphy Goode supports Operation Homefront: Mixes Wine & Charity


MURPHY-GOODE supports American Troops and their families with 2011 Homefront Red, $15. Known by its mantra, "Give Goode. Do Goode," winemaker MURPHY-GOODE stands...Read More
PASTERNAK WINE IMPORTS and MUD HOUSE WINE Team as Official Wine for Emirates Team New Zealand for America’s Cup

PASTERNAK WINE IMPORTS and MUD HOUSE WINE Team as Official Wine for Emirates Team New Zealand for America’s Cup


PASTERNAK WINE IMPORTS and MUD HOUSE WINE Team as Official Wine for Emirates Team New Zealand for America’s...Read More
Maryland\'s Boordy Vineyard’s Cabernet Franc Reserve 2010 wins “Best of Show” at the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition

Maryland's Boordy Vineyard’s Cabernet Franc Reserve 2010 wins “Best of Show” at the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition


Congratulations are in order for Maryland's Boordy Vineyard’s Cabernet Franc Reserve 2010 winning “Best of Show” at the Atlantic Seaboard Wine...Read More
Joe Namath to headline at New York City Wine & Food Festival #NYCWFF

Joe Namath to headline at New York City Wine & Food Festival #NYCWFF


The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE (NYCWFF) has a packed roster of events planned for the 2013 Festival and CITYPEEK will...Read More
Carmel Road Wine:  Liberated Chardonnay, Monteray 2012

Carmel Road Wine: Liberated Chardonnay, Monteray 2012


Wine Choice du Jour: Carmel Road Liberated Chardonnay, Monteray 2012Carmel Road Winery is located in the heart of Monterey County where the air is crisp and the tempo is...Read More
Lapostolle Carmenere brings home its country\'s top award as it wins the Double Gold Medal

Lapostolle Carmenere brings home its country's top award as it wins the Double Gold Medal


Lapostolle brings home its country's top award as it wins the Double Gold Medal and received overall excellent results in this third edition of the event, organized by...Read More
Aspen Food & Wine Classic 2013 wows, Aspen parties like rock stars #FWClassic

Aspen Food & Wine Classic 2013 wows, Aspen parties like rock stars #FWClassic


The famed, and sold-out, 31st Annual FOOD & WINE Classic® in Aspen, took place June 14-16 and was everything it touts itself to be. Maybe even more amazing! The...Read More
Aspen Food & Wine Classic, Pure Leaf Iced Tea, Ted Allen, #FWClassic, Chopped, ice tea cocktail recipe

Aspen Food & Wine Classic, Pure Leaf Iced Tea, Ted Allen, #FWClassic, Chopped, ice tea cocktail recipe


While at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic, I visited with Ted Allen of CHOPPED, who was part of a panel on the art of ice tea and food pairings. Guests were treated to...Read More
CITYPEEK Sip & Swirl Summer Wine and Food Pairing Class Tremendous Success

CITYPEEK Sip & Swirl Summer Wine and Food Pairing Class Tremendous Success


We just wrapped up a most successful 1st CITYPEEK Sip & Swirl Summer Wine and Food Pairing Class. A new concept designed by Wine & Spirits Groupie, CITYPEEK CEO-...Read More
Smirnoff ICE® Peach Bellini toasts Spring and Summer Cocktail Lovers

Smirnoff ICE® Peach Bellini toasts Spring and Summer Cocktail Lovers


Summer is right around the corner and I had the opportunity to sample a new refreshing cocktail called Smirnoff ICE® Peach Bellini.  I took it to a family gathering...Read More
Gidday Up-Sip Sip-MINT JULEP- KENTUCKY DERBY, Black Eyed Susan Preakness Drink Recipe

Gidday Up-Sip Sip-MINT JULEP- KENTUCKY DERBY, Black Eyed Susan Preakness Drink Recipe


MINT JULEP-the official drink of the KENTUCKY DERBY-- a little history c/o wikipedia: Did you know:The mint julep has been promoted by Churchill Downs in association with...Read More

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