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Engaging the senses

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|

Some Notes on Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes in the Cellars of Saint-Cosme Now that the holiday season is upon us,  odds are you are going to be buying more wine ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:35+00:00 November 25, 2013|

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|