Month: June 2012

General Wine

A 'Phantom' red to warm your heart

Bogle Vineyards’ Phantom red wine had a unique effect on the Wine Novice. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera remains my all-time favorite Broadway musical. I’ve seen touring productions in Boston and Providence but never with the original stars, the great Michael Crawford (The Phantom) and equally superb Sarah Brightman (Christine Daaé). My […]

General Wine

Five savory whites to protect your wallet

The Memorial Day weekend provided an ample opportunity to honor America’s military heroes, especially those who’ve paid the ultimate sacrifice in defending our country in foreign wars. A great tasting sauvignon blanc for less than $10. At a neighbor’s cookout, I met a Lowell couple and their son who is in the military and assigned […]