//Engaging the senses

Engaging the senses

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|

Mulling Over The Holidays

With the year-end holidays comes a festive atmosphere and, for this transplanted Northerner now living in Florida, I admit there is also a certain longing ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 December 23, 2014|

Thanks-drinking

The wine question I am asked more than any other is actually not so much about wine as it is about food: “What wine goes ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 November 25, 2014|

Wine in the Off Season

November is one of the most active times in the wine world, and a pretty slow time for those of us in the wine festival ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 October 3, 2014|