//Engaging the senses

Engaging the senses

The Art of Association

A couple of days ago I participated in a “virtual tasting” with the great Beaujolais producer Georges Duboeuf. He was in Orlando with George Meliotis, ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 August 1, 2013|

The Soul of Wine

Aveleda's modern winery maintains its sense of history The best winemakers I know juxtapose two intriguing characteristics – great talent, and appealing humility. Ask a ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 July 17, 2013|

Summer Sipping

I just got back from a week in Portugal's far north, and the region of Vinho Verde. I met with several producers who will be ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:36+00:00 July 12, 2013|

Drinking Outside the Box

No, this isn't about wine in a box – that's a subject for another time. I'm thinking here of expanding our geographic horizons and moving ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:36+00:00 May 7, 2013|

Tasting Good

After months of behind-the-scenes work by more than 100 people, VeritageMiami made a big splash last week, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for our ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:36+00:00 April 25, 2013|

Waiting on Wine

 Paolo Basso learns he is named Best Sommelier in the World Paolo Basso sometimes calls himself a "wine waiter" but that is a very serious ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:36+00:00 March 29, 2013|

Taste Like A Pro

I am amused by all the books and articles that purport to teach us how to taste wine. There is no mystery – you pour ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:36+00:00 March 13, 2013|

BIG Surprises

A wine competition offers several rewards, including confirmation of just how good some of your favorite wines are (at least in the eyes and palates ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:36+00:00 March 5, 2013|

Three Little Pigs

The one question about wine I’m asked more than any other is “What’s your favorite wine?” The second most frequently posed question is “What wine ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:36+00:00 November 16, 2012|

Oh Give Me A Rhone…

Rhone wine is a hot commodity these days, and with good reason: they taste great and they are often half the price of wines with ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:36+00:00 December 12, 2012|