Month: January 2014

General Wine

Score with these Super Bowl wine pairings

The New England Patriots won’t be in Sunday’s NFL Super Bowl Championship game but there’s still plenty to cheer about. This is one day, like the Fourth of July, that is strictly an all-American event. Even if one doesn’t like savage, concussion-rocking football, it is a time to gather with friends and family to watch […]

General Wine

When Behrakis talks wine, it's worth listening

George Behrakis never ceases to amaze me. He’s a proud Greek-American, a successful businessman, a generous philanthropist, a kind patron of the arts, a decent golfer, a great family man and an astute wine drinker. Behrakis can usually spot a trend. It’s a reason why he’s made millions through savvy investments. Recently, I ran into […]

General Wine

For pure holiday power, it's Barbaresco

I was asked recently what wines I served over the holidays to guests and friends, and what I might be looking to drink in the new year.Two good questions for someone who writes a wine column. I will answer the second question first. I consider myself a “explorer” when it comes to learning about wine, […]