Cabernet Franc the other Cabernet, an Autumn Wine Romp

tonight it’s still hot, and the storm that lurks on the horizon right now simply broods, unable to decide if it will unleash or merely sulk, we choose to stick with summer weight dinner of a terrine de Campagne

Everyday Circumstance and the Pomp of Bubbles

Every day above ground is a good day, and one worthy of celebration.

Oenotria—Italian Wines with Italian Food

The ancient Greeks called Italy “Oenotria” the land of wine. WIth over 350 regions and over 500 native wine grapes, this should surprise no one.

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.

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 […]

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