Depending on how closely you follow this blog, you may or may not recall my making a pledge — a resolution if you will — regarding Food & First Fridays. What I resolved to do was try and make at… Read More ›
All things Syrah, and/or blends based on Syrah.
Syrah: Dark, brooding, imposing. A certain sexy menace. Spicy yet controlled, saucy yet serious. A somber, shadowy figure; footsteps echoing in the alley, a hint of violence simmering just below the surface. A sensual phantom. Grenache: Exotic, percolating, exuberant. Tough… Read More ›
And a translation: Impenetrably rich and deep aubergine and mulberry tones in the belly, with a glistening violaceous halo encircling, pooling below medium to heavy legs evidencing a slightly decadent viscosity. Succulent plum-esque aromatics laced with the honey-toned co-fermented viognier… Read More ›
2010 was a great debut year for our quarterly Wine Bloggers Tasting series, and I am now happy to say I think we’re off to an equally fine start in 2011; the first edition took place on 3.25.11. It was a great… Read More ›