Month: March 2015

General Wine

Kosher wines of character for Passover

On Friday, April 3, the Jewish people will begin celebrating the Passover holiday.  Recently Lowell attorney Phil Nyman inquired as to what Kosher wines are sold locally to accompany the holiday dinner, or seder. According to Jewish custom, four glasses of wine per person are consumed during the dinner. Kosher wines are not just for […]

General Wine

Chile's Riverbank wines flow impressively at Concha y Toro

Marcio Ramirez had endured a 10-hour flight from Chile, landing in Boston on a cold, wintry February afternoon where the snowbanks were probably taller than most Latin American grapevines. Still, the 44-year-old Concha y Toro winemaker was chipper upon entering the warm, cozy kitchen of Dr. Harvey Finkel’s Brookline home. In Ramirez’s arms was a […]