The Glorious Life Blog

The Glorious Life

Welcome to the Gloria Ferrer blog – the perfect place to experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of our winery when you can’t be here in person.

Trick, Treat and Trivia

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

So…who could deny the happiness we all felt as we knocked on a neighbor’s door and received free candy? Surely not me. Unfortunately our childhood days are over.  However, us adults can still have fun without reaping the benefits of a neighbor’s abundance of free candy. We’re here to bring a bit of playful fun to your Halloween…even if […]

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No Tricks, Just Treats: Heartfelt Halloween Hosting

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

I find there to be two different types of people in this world during the month of October: People that like and actively appreciate horror and fright, and ones that are horrified by such horror. However, sometimes I find myself possessing both of these personalities.  I’ll participate in the excursion to go visit my neighbor’s “haunted house” for […]

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Fright Night | Halloween Hosting

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble… Feel that eeriness in the air?  That means Halloween is near! And what better way to celebrate the month of October than to have a spooky gathering with friends? Of course, no Halloween party is complete without Gloria Ferrer sparkling wine, a recipe “to die […]

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Pink is the New Orange

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

When asked to describe October in terms of color, the consensus tends to be orange.  Orange, brown, yellow…fall colors emulate the personality of October itself. Yet, us at Gloria Ferrer don’t necessarily distinguish October as being orange.  This is due to the fact that we believe one other color reigns supreme as an October hue: […]

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Yum For All Ages

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

There are few things on this earth that I couldn’t possibly live without.  Quite obviously, Gloria Ferrer sparkling wine just happens to be one of them.  Yet there are a couple of food dishes that would honestly crush me if they were to stop existing anytime soon.  Out of those particular dishes, one reins above […]

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September: Simple and Scrumptious

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

Welcome, September! And welcome fall season.  Don’t shed those end-of-the-summer-month tears just yet—fall provides plenty of possibilities to elate spirits:  pumpkin spice, orange leaves, Halloween…getting excited yet? Along with fun activities, fall also brings an array of food that is in their prime-consumption time.  For example: apples, corn, figs, raspberries, tomatoes, peppers…the list goes on […]

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Sonoma Wine Country Weekend 2014

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend proved endless eating, drinking, and merriment during the weekend of August 29-31, 2014.  Thousands of wines were tasted, tons of food eaten…was there honestly anything better in life?  Three days of events meant three days of wine and food activities. Friday consisted of an evening underneath the stars at Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, paired […]

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Harvest: A Thrilling Tale in a Brief Nutshell

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

  As a consumer, the word harvest doesn’t necessarily make your heart pound a little harder like it does to us over here at Gloria Ferrer. Yet, the word harvest itself triggers a sort of elated excitement for us Gloria Ferrer people (Think six year-old looking into a pillowcase full of Halloween candy.) First of all, harvest […]

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Sloppy Joes

A Glorious Weeknight Recipe: Sloppy Joes

Written By: Stefanie Bagala

With the school year about to start for many of our kids.. we thought it would be a perfect time to feature easy recipes that can be whipped up during the week, in between soccer practice and homework. We are huge fans of comfort food at Gloria Ferrer and it seemed fitting to showcase one […]

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Eating So Fresh and So Clean

Written By: Stefanie Bagala

With the month of August peaking its head out, Gloria Ferrer harvest just days away,  and our backyard Heirloom tomato plants filled to the brim with ripening fruit, it seemed fitting to show you some of our favorite “So Fresh” ideas for dinner and beyond. Let’s be honest, a lot of them feature tomatoes because… well […]

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