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Engaging the senses

The Foie Gras Dumpling Gang

This week’s post comes from the field, the heavily paved field that is North Miami where I’m spending the day with some of my favorite ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 February 24, 2016|

Who’s Drinking My Wine?

If you are a millennial (aged roughly 21 to 38) I want to toast you – you are powering the United States’ wine market and ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 February 18, 2016|

I Heart Wine

With Valentine’s Day coming up this weekend, I’m getting inquiries from people, especially new wine lovers, about what to drink for the day of romance. ...

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

Sustainable Sipping

There is a big part of winemaking that is never taught in wine schools. One can go to the University of California at Davis or ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 February 3, 2016|

A Farewell to Flutes

Now that we are a bit removed from all the sparkling wines served over the year-end holidays, I hope you are finding there is still ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 January 27, 2016|

A 2016 Wine Strategy

As I prepare to teach a round of wine courses for WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust), I’ve been thinking quite a bit about how ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 January 20, 2016|

Tasting by Brand

The centerpiece of VeritageMiami each year is the wine tasting we hold at Shops of Merrick Park, a gather that routinely pulls in more than ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 January 13, 2016|

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|