Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Concannon Coat of Arms

The Concannon clan’s history has been recorded for over a thousand years in Ireland, and Concannon is one of its oldest family names. In the 1600s, when the English occupied the Irish territory, a choice was commanded: Give up your faith, or give up your land. With conviction and without hesitation, my family answered, “We’ll give up our land.” Continue reading

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Quick & Tasty Appetizers

‘Tis the season for impromptu entertaining, meaning that we should all stock up on our favorite wines and easy appetizers for drop-in guests. Here are some easy ideas for instant hors d’oeuvres Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wines

No Thanksgiving spread is complete without a bottle or two of wine, but there’s no one definitive Thanksgiving wine. Since each course of the meal offers so many different flavors, we suggest offering your guests an array of different wines to sample with different courses. Here are some of our favorites to include on the holiday dinner table… Continue reading

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Enjoy Fall Flavors

One of the best things about the arrival of autumn is the delicious array of flavors that accompany it: hearty soups and stews, baked apple pies, roasted root vegetables and so much more. Here are some of our favorite ways to savor the goodness of autumn… Continue reading

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