Amelia Singer @amelias_wine
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Pinot in Pjs - yes it is a thing! Grams and I loved @hitchingpost2 Pinot Noir. Thank you @wineshowtv for the inspiration. I found it @gelsonsmarkets and it was the perfect tonic when watching depressing news on the @rachelmaddowshow. Cork dancer by name this is a zippy, zesty well sculpted dancer of a Pinot. Bright red cherry and red currant fruit are pepped up with a zingy salinity thanks to the vineyards’ proximity to the ocean. A lovely cedary spice helps support this ethereal vinous ballerina and creates a wine that has tons of personality at 13.7% . Cheers to that and I will have another glass - especially once the news starts talking about Jared Kushner and a lack of security clearance 😩😧🤥 #wine #win#wineshowtv #pinot #wineshow #rachelmaddow #pjs #home #family #news #politics #Cali #USA #SantaBarbara #drinkup #winelover #instawine #travel #JaredKushner #grams #dancer #bestdancecompanion
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The hanging out with Jay Z is definitely an embellishment (!) but the nomadic, versatile nature of my ‘weekly routine’ is absolutely true. This is Monday motivation for all - even if you just have a regular wake up time or coffee place you will be doing better than me! Thank you @redmagazine for featuring the craziness! http://www.redonline.co.uk/red-women/television-presenter-career-inspiration #wine #routine #mondaymotivation #redmagazine #tv #coffee #smoothies #lifestyle #travel #winetasting #writer #wineshow #winetv #London #Cali #entrepreneur #coconutmilk #bedtime?!!
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Forget Dry January - it’s all about discerning drinking and Try January! I practise what I preach and write about in @waitrose . This January I have been loving to see what amazing Cali wines I could find at my local Orange County supermarkets..I deliberately decided to spend Big this Sunday evening. $30.00 worth in fact. But I was rewarded. Estancia single vineyard Pinot Noir was the perfect accompaniment to a rosemary crusted roast lamb dinner and the SAG awards. This is exactly what I want from a Californian Pinot. On the nose Sweet smoky incense and toasty sandalwood. On the palate Intense deep pure cherry, red currant , kola and strawberry fruit combined with aromatic Rose hip, clove and chai tea spice and a long sweet smoky finish. Soulful and succulent! I will definitely be bringing back a bottle of that or two in my wine suitcase! #wine #sunday #cali #caliwine #waitrose #sundaydinner #roastdinner #drinkup #instawine #travel #lifestyle #pinotnoir #family #weekend #celebs #SAG #sagawards #friends #supermarket #somm #winelover #winesuitcase #research #drinking #tryjanuary
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LA - it was fun! But after 48 hrs and being back home with grams means I am planning on being in bed by 9pm this Saturday evening!! Oh dear .... BIG thank you and hugs to my LA friends and second families - I hated saying goodbye but will be back soon! Xxxxx #LA #Cali #friyay #weekend #travel #lifestyle #family #friends #holiday #party #drinkup #winetime #beverlyhills #spago #Wallys #sohohouse #westhollywood #rocknroll
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Don’t know what to drink along with during tonight’s @wineshowtv ep on @channel5_tv at 7pm? Enjoy some Malbec whilst seeing @joefattorini explore Argentina and some of its most exciting producers including one of my favourites @catenawines ! #wine #wineshow #travel #Argentina #lifestyle #drinkup #friday #instawine #friyay #winelover #gaucho
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My fave part of the day.. watching The Rachel Maddow show and doing a mini wine tasting with grams! At Costco I found two awesome Cabernets for under $20 and one was from Napa!! Yes I am a little bit smug about that latter fact.. Both are from family run wineries, are hillside sites and are extremely terroir focused. If you prefer ripe dark plum and blackcurrant fruit combined with cinnamon spice then the DAOU from Paso Robles is for you. And it’s only 13.9% alcohol- amazing for Cali Cab! $18.99 The Buehler Cabernet from Napa is a wine for those who like spicy currants, clove baked plums , toasted cedar wood and balsamic freshness. $19.99 Both wines have great structure and could age amazingly but I was especially impressed by the balance and elegance of the Buehler. This was only their entry level Cab - I can’t wait to taste their others. #wine #Cabernet #Cali #RachelMaddow #family #winetasting #Costco #foodie #lifestyle #Napa #PasoRobles #politics #OC #instawine #winelover #partnerincrime #bannon #subpoena #ridic #needmorewine
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You can take the girl out of Cali but you can’t take Cali out of the girl. No filter - it would be obscene to use one. #sunday #cali #weekend #family #beach #lifestyle #travel #california #californiadreaming #waves #Catalina #surf #hike #sundayfunday #bonding #grams #january #hybrid #caligirl
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Brodie had been waiting all week for the UK debut of @wineshowtv on @channel5_tv at 7pm on Fridays - the perfect excuse to crack open this elegant Chardonnay from @gaineyvineyard in Santa Barbara. This Chardonnay is actually the only Cali Chardonnay Grams claims to like. Although I think this is a severely harsh statement I can see why she appreciates the intense fruit which ranges from grapefruit peel to golden apple, cindered toffee ( well balanced use of oak) and a zesty saline minerality which keeps you coming back for more. If you like cool climate, more ‘restrained’ Chardonnay from California then Santa Rita Hills and Santa Ynez ( in the Western part of the region) in Santa Barbara are great places to start. And this was a super reasonable price at $22!! I will be bringing some back in my wine suitcase... yes I did check in an extra bag on my way over here... #wine #wineshow #showusyourbottles #UK #Cali #debut #winetv #drinkup #instawine #doglover #winedog #weekend #weekendwine #dryjanuary #tryjanuary #California #SantaBarbara #travel #lifestyle #Grams #winesuitcase #canttravellight
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For $9.99 from @albertsons you too can have a smiling grandma! I have enjoyed @mariettacellars Wine in the past thanks to @robersonwine but their entry level Old Vine red ( a multiple red blend)is very impressive for the price and is actually ranked 90 PP if that means anything to you. Pure juicy blackberry and black cherry fruit succulently mingles with anise, cinnamon and a briary minerality. The tannins are slightly drying but the long savoury, leathery finish is a delight. Great with food or on its own while watching the @rachelmaddow show. You can guess which camp Grams and I were in. #wine #thirstythursday #Cali #Caliwine #Albertsons #RachelMaddow #politics #drinkup #winelover #instawine #bargain #supermarketsweep #grams #partnerincrime #newsnight #theoddcouple
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One of my New Years Resolutions was to prioritise reading more. It’s so easy to fritter away time on Netflix and social media. This is my January reading list - what’s on yours? #January #reading #resolutions #priorities #lifestyle #Cali #downtime #readinglists #backtoschool #books #mytime
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Feel very proud to be working with a team that was Critics Choice for TV in the UK this week. Although I can’t watch channel 5 from Cali I will be thinking of all my incredible colleagues as the @wineshowtv Series 2 makes it’s UK debut! At least I can follow it on @hulu whilst I am in Cali and Santa Barbara features in the first episode! Whoop! #wine #winetv #Cali #dri#drinkup #dreambig #visitcalifornia #drinkup #matthewrhys #matthewgoode #jamespurefoy #jancisrobinson #joefattorini #jaegawise #criticschoice #drinkalong #instawine #santabarbara #lifestyle #debut
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