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Engaging the senses

Bubbles for the New Year

I must admit I have mixed feelings about the strong identification of New Year’s with Champagne – I know Champagne is a popular way to ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 January 6, 2016|

A Stress-Free Party

Let’s look at both wine and spirits for holiday entertaining. For spirits, you’ll have a great party if you master one element: drinks need to ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 December 30, 2015|

Last Minute Wine Santa

The holiday season is fully upon us and I imagine (at least, I hope) I am not alone in discovering that there are a couple ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 December 23, 2015|

Colors of the Season

Here we are in the holiday season where everything, it seems, takes on hues of red and white, from candy canes to a surprisingly controversial ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 December 16, 2015|

Getting a Head with Craft Beer

As anyone who attends all the events of VeritageMiami can tell you, beer is a booming business. For the past few years, we’ve opened our ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 December 9, 2015|

Thirsty in the Wine Bar War Zone

Wines of Chile is a great advocate of this South American country’s rapidly evolving wine industry, and this week they are bringing their efforts to ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 June 16, 2015|

A View of the Eternal

My colleagues and I recently wrapped the 20th annual VeritageMiami, an event that combines equal parts of exhaustion and exhilaration for all of us who ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 May 1, 2015|

Ready for Your Closeup?

In this age of the ascendancy of social media, it is hard to persuade people you’ve done anything if you haven’t tweeted about it and ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 April 16, 2015|

Tasting with a Plan

VeritageMiami, the annual beer, wine and food event that benefits United Way of Miami-Dade, is nearly here. Actually, for those of us who stage it, ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 April 10, 2015|