Month: March 2023


Lacryma Christi – “Tears of Christ” – is a legendary Vesuvius wine for Lent

For Jim Campanini’s podcast on Lacryma Christi, click on the link below:   By Jim Campanini Campania’s Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Bianco is one of my favorite Italian wines, even though I drink it mostly during the 40-day period of Lent observed by Catholics and other Christian faiths. It’s an excellent pairing […]


Get your Irish up with fruity, spicy red wines

Several friends have asked me for wine recommendations to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Wine? Even I drink a beer or two on St. Patrick’s Day, which is Friday, March 17. Still, a female friend insisted. She said she’d been invited to St. Patrick’s Day party where the traditional corned beef and cabbage plate would be […]