Month: June 2013

General Wine

Spanish varietals, Mass. Riesling show vibrancy

I can’t say enough about Spanish wines. They represent a quality bargain and many producers who previously sold in-country as a main source of revenue are now getting U.S. importers to bring their goods to market. The Spanish have some great Old World secrets to share with the world. They’ve been making top quality wines […]

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Give a vintage gift for Father's Day – wine

Guess what goes well with a Father’s Day card? A nice bottle of wine. (I hope my kids are reading this.) One of my favorite quotes about wine comes from a passage in Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast. He writes: “As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint […]

General Wine

Popping a cork on clutter

I like to joke that I came into my marriage with the Wine Goddess with a suitcase of clothes and two pair of shoes — one of which I was wearing (black). She, on the other hand, could have outfitted the cast of a Cecil B. DeMille movie. Today, I have one closet and she […]