//Engaging the senses

Engaging the senses

Toasting the New

With VeritageMiami coming up in February and March, naturally I’m thinking a good deal about all the exciting new craft beers and wines that will ...

By | 2019-01-11T12:29:51+00:00 January 10, 2019|

Having a No-Risk Holiday

The year-end holiday season comes with all sorts of details to juggle – holiday decorations, endless Christmas music no matter where you go, festivities to ...

By | 2018-12-20T12:30:59+00:00 December 19, 2018|

It’s Nouveau Season

It’s the time serious red wine lovers love to hate, the season of Beaujolais Nouveau. While many condemn the trendiness of Beaujolais Nouveau as a ...

By | 2018-11-15T18:04:05+00:00 November 14, 2018|

Global Warming Reaches for a Cold One

I’ve never met a winemaker who doubted the reality of climate change – like everyone who works in agriculture, winemakers (and especially those who grow ...

By | 2018-10-17T12:19:30+00:00 October 17, 2018|

Tagging Along in the Vineyard

The Champagne region had one of its earliest harvests on record and to add to the excitement, this is also looking like one of the ...

By | 2018-09-13T13:40:35+00:00 September 13, 2018|

Becoming a Pinotphile

August 18 is National Pinot Noir Day. I’m not sure what marketing guru decided this already successful grape needs its own day – it’s not ...

By | 2018-08-22T14:59:21+00:00 August 22, 2018|

Feeling The Heat

Here is one of the basic tenets of wine: climate is what you expect and weather is what you get. In other words, here in ...

By | 2018-08-08T19:48:43+00:00 August 1, 2018|

Seeing the World with Rosé Glasses

There is nothing more seasonal than rosé wine – it comes out with the first day of spring and then everyone puts it away with ...

By | 2018-07-19T13:38:13+00:00 July 19, 2018|

Who’s Buying?

As you walk the aisles of your favorite location to buy wine, have you ever looked around at who else is there? You can bet ...

By | 2018-02-28T18:21:59+00:00 March 1, 2018|

Why Best In Glass is a BIG deal

A group of outstanding South Florida sommeliers got together in the beverage lab at Johnson & Wales University February 12 and performed a wonderful service ...

By | 2018-07-19T13:41:59+00:00 February 26, 2018|