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Food, Wine, Spirit & Travel Blog

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.

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
What is the difference between “natural” and “organic beef?” Roseda Knows.

What is the difference between “natural” and “organic beef?” Roseda Knows.


What is the difference between “natural” and “organic?” When delving into this question, we referred to the experts at Roseda Farms Beef. Our...Read More
Adobe Road Winery Red Line is A Mouthful of love.

Adobe Road Winery Red Line is A Mouthful of love.


ADOBE ROAD RED LINE, a small lot handcrafted wine was recently sampled by yours truly. I was introduced to this winery's CEO and Executive Team during the 2011 1st Grand...Read More
Matzo Ball Soup Recipes

Matzo Ball Soup Recipes


I must say, I swear by the Manischewitz Matzo Ball Soup and Mix. I make it for friends when they are feeling ill. But if you want to make from scratch, here you go: ...Read More
Mud House New Zealand Pinot Noir is a touchdown, not a punt

Mud House New Zealand Pinot Noir is a touchdown, not a punt


NZVE are the producers of well-known brands Mud House and Waipara Hills. Mud House’s award-winning wines are produced from New Zealand's best grape growing soils...Read More

Co-op Brewery Peabody Heights Brewery is hopping with RavenBeer, Public Works Ale going Full Tilt


The Peabody Heights Brewery, named from the original name of the Charles Village neighborhood located in which it sits, is a 70,000 square foot coop brewery. It is one of...Read More
This little Wino-Bourbon lover went to Union Craft Brewery

This little Wino-Bourbon lover went to Union Craft Brewery


Today I am going to surprise you. I decided to go on a tour to help better my skills and knowledge and becoming a better 'rounded' spirit, hospitality marketer. That...Read More
Thirsty Ventures, Inc. parent of Powell & Mahoney & Maui Beverages partners with spirits & cocktail experts Tippling Bros

Thirsty Ventures, Inc. parent of Powell & Mahoney & Maui Beverages partners with spirits & cocktail experts Tippling Bros


Congratulations to my favorite mixer company made from frsh, gluten free, healthy ingredients! Thirsty Ventures, Inc. parent company of Powell & Mahoney, Ltd. and Maui...Read More
Maker\'s Mark Ravens Tribute Edition in Baltimore

Maker's Mark Ravens Tribute Edition in Baltimore


While taking a tour of the newly renovated and fully stocked liquor store and deli, Hopkins Deli, around Baltimore City for decades in the Johns Hopkins University...Read More
Wine comedy comes to the Rams Head Tavern -Laurie Forster delivers a hilarious show where wine meets punch line.

Wine comedy comes to the Rams Head Tavern -Laurie Forster delivers a hilarious show where wine meets punch line.


Wine comedy comes to the Rams Head Tavern -Laurie Forster delivers a hilarious show where wine meets punch line.Many times, the topic of wine often conjures up images of...Read More
Valentine’s Day Menus & Ideas: EX: Lobster Bake from Phillips Seafood Restaurants

Valentine’s Day Menus & Ideas: EX: Lobster Bake from Phillips Seafood Restaurants


Valentine’s Day is around the corner:Lobster Bake from Phillips Seafood Restaurants:Can’t make it out for Valentine’s Day this Year?  Steam It Up at...Read More
Opentable to Aquire Foodspotting for $10 million

Opentable to Aquire Foodspotting for $10 million


OpenTable, the leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants, has purchased...Read More
HOME GROWN 2011 Barbera 2011, California

HOME GROWN 2011 Barbera 2011, California


SPIRIT/Wine PEEK Sponsored By: HOME GROWN 2011 Barbera 2011, CaliforniaA full-bodied, mini mouth explosion of juicy red fruit made in California. Well-priced, everyday,...Read More
Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux (UGCB) Presents Bordeaux Washington DC 2010 Grand Tasting Event

Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux (UGCB) Presents Bordeaux Washington DC 2010 Grand Tasting Event


Will @CITYPEEKpatti see you there? Pearson's Wine & Spirits  & Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux (UGCB)Presents UGCB Bordeaux 2010 Grand Tasting Event? I...Read More
Sunday Blue Laws Rollback?

Sunday Blue Laws Rollback?


As Washington, DC is trying to end Blue Laws in its area, its neighbor, Baltimore, Maryland liquor stores are fighting to keep their liquor stores open Sunday without the...Read More
An evening to sample Maryland Wines at Inaugural Winter Wine at Evergreen

An evening to sample Maryland Wines at Inaugural Winter Wine at Evergreen


Have you ever tried Maryland wine? Have you ever seen a Picasso painting?  Now you can answer yes to both of those questions! Join Maryland Wineries Association for our...Read More
Valdo Prosecco Brut Bubbles to the Top

Valdo Prosecco Brut Bubbles to the Top


I was recently introduced to a notable sparkleing wine brought to my attention by Mariam "Raz" Razavi of Wines by Raz called Valdo Prosecco Brut. It is a top notch...Read More
Chefs as Catalysts for Change -  Panel Discussion for DC Chefs and Food Professionals

Chefs as Catalysts for Change - Panel Discussion for DC Chefs and Food Professionals


 Chefs as Catalysts for Change - What’s on your plate? Panel Discussion for DC Chefs & Food Professionals Teaism in partnership with Food Day 2012 is...Read More
Baltimore Beer Week 2012 spreads its froth all over Baltimore Oct 19-28

Baltimore Beer Week 2012 spreads its froth all over Baltimore Oct 19-28


The beer industry in Baltimore is evolving and growing in response to increasing customer demand for today's flavors. Tjhere are close to 400 events during the week....Read More

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