Have you ever been uncomfortable in your own skin? Recently I forgot to take my birth control pill for a week, so I had to skip a whole month till the next cycle. Well, it has been 2 months and my cycle never came and it was just because of messed up hormones. I was at the doctor’s the other day explaining the situation. “So you are not having sex?” she asked, and then repeated it 4 times just to make sure I was not having sex. “Ok, you don’t need to worry then since you are not having sex, right?” Besides being slightly humiliated by my doctor, I am feeling terrible. I have two huge pimples on my nose, a bloated belly and moments of sugar cravings followed by lots of tears. What do you do when this happens to you? I try to have more wine and focus on fixing the outer problems: I scheduled a hair cut appointment, facial and waxing – all at the same time. Oh, and I added some online shopping into the mix. And rich caramel ice cream.
The good thing is that I know how to deal with my own tantrums: wine and more wine. What do you think about drinking rosé year round? Do you save it only for spring and summer months? I personally believe we don’t give rosé enough credit and I am all for enjoying it year round. It is snowing today (in October!!!) and I am at home drinking delicious Kracher Zweigelt Rosé from the Illmitz Village of Burgenland in Austria. Why not? I am still wearing my bright colors despite the snow (they are actually very in for this fall/winter season), just because they looks good on me. Rosé works in same fashion; I drink it just because I like it. Kracher rosé is made from the Zweigelt grape, which is reminiscent of pinot noir, but deeper in color with some earthy and sour cherry notes. The rosé from Zweigelt to me represents a more serious rosé, it has some body and lots of different layers. Somehow even being served chilled on this snowy October night it warms me up. Plus it brings some memories of visiting the wine maker with my sister almost 7 years ago in beautifulAustria. Alois Kracher was one of the greatest wine makers of all times. He brought fame to his modest IllmitzVillage by producing one of the best dessert wines in the world. His Trockenbereenauslese could easily compete with the best wines of Sauterne. Alois passed away few years ago and his son took charge of the vineyard, with the same driving force as his father.
A bottle of wine and few beauty appointments later I feel almost like new. No wonder in ancient times alcohol was considered to be a cure for every single disease. Maybe the government should put a stamp on the back label: FDA approved – Used In moderation it cures hormone imbalance and other related symptoms.