//Engaging the senses

Engaging the senses

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|

Rev Up Your Palate!

Whether you are a planner or take life as it comes day by day, it’s time to get out your calendar and make a few ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:34+00:00 March 25, 2015|

It Takes A Lot of Beer

When I first began writing in magazines about wine I was very excited to meet winemakers. I had toured wineries and learned all about the ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 April 2, 2015|

Springtime Sipping

It is nearly the official start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, a transition time for winegrowers, wine sellers, and of course, wine consumers. In ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 March 18, 2015|

It’s Time for the Big Kickoff

Well, it’s about time! We wine lovers have been waiting for a few weeks now to have a chance to taste all the wines that ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 March 13, 2015|

Sheer Lunarcy

I am writing about wine and the moon under a clear night sky in a blast of lunar light (augmented by the illumination of a ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 March 5, 2015|

Que Syrah Shiraz

Que Syrah, Shiraz. We are in the midst of “Shiraz Week,” an event of monumental wishful thinking and very possibly, some satisfying drinking. The first ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 February 25, 2015|

Vega at the Apex

The wide popularity of Spanish wine today is a relatively new phenomenon. Today we sip cava at parties, have albariño with seafood and discuss Priorat ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 February 19, 2015|

I (Heart) Wine

Every wine writer dreads early February because we are expected to unabashedly pontificate about wines suitable for Valentine’s Day. Yes, that day is coming up, ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 February 10, 2015|