From the Vineyard
by Gina Fotopoulos, Assistant Manager Email Marketing
In the spirit of the grape harvest season, we’re going on a little wine-tasting adventure with stories that pair perfectly with some of our favorite wines from around the globe. From light, fresh and fruity to bold, rich and earthy, we have the perfect romance (and vino) for you!
Thrill Me by Susan Mallery
Take a trip to Fool’s Gold, California, with #1 New York Times bestselling title Thrill Me by Susan Mallery. This invigorating romance pairs well with Barefoot Refresh Perfectly Pink Spritzer. The fruity blend of flavors will transport you to sunny California! Enjoy chilled or over ice.
The Soldier’s Rebel Lover by Marguerite Kaye
How does a rendezvous in a vineyard sound? Isabella Romero is one rebellious señorita! And having not seen Major Finlay Urquhart for two years, they share a passionate moment that leads to an explosive love affair. Deep garnet color and ripe fruit flavors, Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva is a beautiful match for this passionate tale.
Return of the Italian Tycoon by Jennifer Faye
Tough tycoon Angelo Amatucci must return to the Tuscan village of his childhood. With a lot of work to do, he brings his dedicated assistant Kayla Hill with him. As beautiful Kayla falls for the village’s charms, she also discovers a new, very attractive side to Angelo. Say “I do” under the Tuscan sun with the full-bodied and earthy Ruffino Chianti and fall in love with the beautiful Vineyards of Calanetti today.
An Heir Fit for a King by Abby Green
Entering a Parisian perfume house to buy a fragrance for a current lover, exiled King Alix Saint Croix leaves with a powerful craving for another woman altogether—stunningly exotic perfumer Leila Verughese. Very aromatic with a pleasant flower and fruit fragrance, Henri Bourgeois Petit Bourgeois Sauvignon Blanc 2013 is great to sip on while turning the pages of this sizzling tale.
Now You See Me by Kris Fletcher
Café owner Lydia Brewster wants to shake things up. And J. T. Delaney, infamous legend of Comeback Cove, just might be the man she needs. Shake things up with Coyote’s Run Gewurztraminer 2013. This Ontario wine pairs well with this story set in the Canadian Thousand Islands. Break out the cheese and crackers, you’re in for a real treat.
The Mighty Quinns: Rogan by Kate Hoffmann
New Zealand adventure guide Rogan Quinn doesn’t deny he’s a commitment-phobe. But that doesn’t mean he won’t indulge in pleasure where he finds it. The vibrant, robust and terrifically refreshing Kim Crawford Pansy Rosé 2014 will quench your thirst for adventure.
Deadly Safari by Lisa Harris
Texas Ranger Alex Markham lands an unusual assignment—protecting an ambassador’s daughter on a South African game reserve while she is making a documentary. But danger lies ahead… With flavors of ripe black berries, leather and campfire smoke, the exuberant Obikwa Shiraz will transport you to the African savanna.