Drink Pink

Benita, Your Vino ValetI love a good Rose'.  To me, they go perfectly with lots of foods and are even as great as your chosen sipping wine. I don't know that I am the only one but the first time I had a Rose' that wasn't White Zinfandel, I expected sweet and fruity.  Some are!  But they can also be bone dry, like the first one that I had ever tasted. ...more

Tocca Isabel (2015) {Perfume Review & Musings}

 The latest fragrance from Tocca is named Isabel. This is the 12th "girl" perfume in the stables of the brand. Sometimes inspired by a historical feminine figure such as Cleopatra or Brigitte (Bardot), this time Isabel is a floating archetype,...more

Reminiscence Love Rose (2014): Love as a Perfumery Ingredient {New Perfume} {Rose Notebook}

Fashion jewelry and perfume brand Reminiscence have launched a new fragrance called Love Rose, an opus dedicated to Rosa Centifolia, the precious rose cultivar grown in the perfumery capital of Grasse in the south of France......more

The Perfumer's Workshop Ltd. Tea Rose Mesk (1999) {Perfume Short (Review)} {Rose Notebook}

This is a review based on a blind buy of an obscure flanker to a famous perfume, Tea Rose by The Perfumer's Workshop Ltd. (1972), a 70s hit and subsequent cult perfume......more

An update on my Rose

Rose, and she has come a long way, from her rescue date Sept 29th! I was snapping pictures with my camera, and she heard me and looked up, right at me in the middle of cleaning herself, and I just had to share it. ...more