High Wire Acts: Fine Mexican and Gewürztraminer Its All About Balance

Balance and how to be prepared for the wine decisions of the future, by studying Mexican cuisine now.

Tradition, Terroir, and Rieslings: Why Dirt Matters

Tradition, Terroir, and Rieslings: Why Dirt Matters—wine and food grow up together

Mid-May Wine Romp “Damn Good Wine”

Inexpensive wines make up the bulk of most people’s wine drinking. But reasonable doesn’t have to mean boring.

Jimmy, Janice, and Jerry: with Stars in Their Eyes

Finishing up a few examples of left coast street art before hopping back to Brooklyn and finding oldies from BsAs.

A Mix of Club and Local Gets

I’ve had a odd relationship with wine clubs over a lot of years, mostly ending up with my cancelling each one in turn and not wanting to sign up again. To any club. Ever. But wine clubs seem to have matured over the past couple of decades, and I’ve read there is a renaissance in […]

Wine Romp with An Ancient School Georgian Wine

The Georgian Qvevri method of making wine goes back to the 2nd or 3rd millennium BCE, long before Rome was even an Etruscan village and Burgundy was, well, just another spot of land in what would eventually become the Duchy of Burgundy in the Frankish Kingdom.

Another Wine Romp

This Wine Romp is about real people drinking wine in actual life, specifically a husband and wife in Brooklyn, sorting out what wines to definitely get again, what wines might be okay again, and what wines to avoid. A rough and ready to the good, the bad and the indifferent.

Fortnightly Wine Romp

First Fortnightly Wine Romp

What will be a regular feature is a fortnightly collection of wine tasting notes, including bottle porn, and other thoughts about wine and how it fits into twenty-first-century life. This first post is a mere taste, a collection of wines my wife and I have sampled recently and my thoughts are offered here for your approval, opprobrium or amusement. With luck, you can avoid a disappointing bottle or find a gem.

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