It was a beautiful day on the mountain, and a beautiful day to make history. I left the morning sun behind, and entered the true velvet sur-surface catacomb of The Monte Bello Room. I emerged on the other side, into… Read More ›
Stories about, or suggestions for, wines and special occasions!
As you may know, I am a lover of the “unorthodox” when it comes to pairing wine and food. And by “unorthodox,” I do not mean, for example, molecular gastronomy. I do not consider “foam” to be unorthodox at this time…. Read More ›
Two truths: 1. The convention of the End-Of-Year list is most decidedly a media trope that is long overdue to be retired. 2. It is impossible to effectively summarize, in one go, an entire year. So, that said, here are some… Read More ›
‘Twas The Night Before: The Ballad Of Old Saint Wine, The Holiday Wine Elf ‘Twas the night before tomorrow and all through the kitchen not a bottle was decanted not even the Lytton And the wine rack was… Read More ›