Every day above ground is a good day, and one worthy of celebration.
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.
Balance and how to be prepared for the wine decisions of the future, by studying Mexican cuisine now.
Sights from a decade and a half ago in Buenos Aires, specifically the Caballito area, before returning to Manhattan in 2019.
Tradition, Terroir, and Rieslings: Why Dirt Matters—wine and food grow up together
Inexpensive wines make up the bulk of most people’s wine drinking. But reasonable doesn’t have to mean boring.
Brooklyn’s street art tends to be more bootstrap, guerrilla, and pick up, more stickers and graffiti, while in LA, there is more of the large format, paid artist mural. Sure, it has there are the guerrilla works, as there is in even small towns. Each has a bit of all, but the cities different vibes trickle down into the art: sunny and spacious leads to colorful murals, while the winter and density of buildings produce smaller works, more out of the basement or bedroom workshop style.
A simple sticker illustrating the Stairway to Heaven the Christian way, with a balance of Cash and Piety under an Ever Watchful Eye.Read More
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 […]
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.
Street Art around NYC—Recent Finds in Brooklyn, Chinatown and Little Italy (Winter, 2019)