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Engaging the senses

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Betty Balfour in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1928 silent film Champagne [Photo: Hitchcock Champagne 1928] Champagne has always been marketed as a wine for celebration, and at ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 September 8, 2016|

My Two Scents Worth

Here are two scents I don’t want in my wine glass: window cleaner and vinegar. Why these two scents? Well, it’s a long story. Over ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 August 25, 2016|

New Flavors for VeritageMiami

The past two weeks have brought some exciting announcements from VeritageMiami, so exciting I think they are worth recapping here. Last week, we announced the ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 August 10, 2016|

There’s Gold In That Silver

In the aftermath of our Best in Glass (BIG) Wine Challenge, there has been a lot of attention paid to the gold medal-winning wines. That ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 August 1, 2016|

Pinot Goes Platinum

An Oregon pinot noir has scored a stunning victory at the world's most prestigious wine competition, winning one of only 16 Platinum Best in Show ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 June 15, 2016|

The Big Winners at BIG

There were many surprises at the Best in Glass Wine Challenge last month, among them the number of wines our sommelier-judges voted gold medals and ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 June 8, 2016|

What’s Best in Your Glass

Spending two full days with a bunch of sommeliers teaches many lessons, not the least of which is the old adage, “chacun à son gout,” ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 May 25, 2016|

The Spirit of Wine Sharing

This past weekend, nearly 50 VeritageMiami volunteers and students from Johnson & Wales University (JWU) got together to help a group of South Florida’s best ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 May 18, 2016|

The BIG Day is Coming!

Around VeritageMiami, BIG is Best in Glass, and this annual wine competition is coming up this weekend. Best in Glass is a big deal for ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 May 11, 2016|