//Engaging the senses

Engaging the senses

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|

VeritageMiami Wrap-up

If VeritageMiami were a wine instead of a wine celebration, I could praise it’s elegance and dynamism – it was the event equivalent of a ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 April 22, 2014|

Cuvées for Cupid

Perhaps it is my advancing age, but while Valentine’s Day turns many people’s thoughts to love, mine turn to wine. Of course, my thoughts turn ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 February 13, 2014|

Tasting With the Tasters

There was a time, not so long ago, when the most feared man in a restaurant was not an imperious chef but a snooty sommelier. ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 January 31, 2014|