You might find this hard to believe, but a wine critic’s job can be tough at times. For example, tasting a big Cabernet Sauvignon for potential review in the heat of late August is not exactly refreshing. Fortunately, this time, the effort paid off.
Flipping through my notes, I was reminded how much I enjoyed a red wine from Australia not long ago, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon from Barossa Valley Estate. As the name implies, the wine is from the tiny Barossa Valley, the famed region near the tip of South Australia not far from Adelaide. The area is […]
Get a group of wine nerds together and more likely than not, when asked to choose between Cabernet Franc over Cabernet Sauvignon, the decision would be unanimous. Cab Franc would win every time. Somewhere along the line, Cabernet, Cab, and all other forms of nickname somehow became synonymous with Cabernet Sauvignon. But what about the other […]
It’s our contention that anything can be improved by adding wine or ice cream. As it were the two taste great together. With this in mind, we created four delicious wine ice cream floats that can be made quickly and simply. Enjoy the following magical wine and dessert porn show with us. Malbec Phish Food Cadbury […]
About two years ago, when I was a grad student and my friend R was unemployed, we would meet once a week in Park Slope for an early dinner and a Grayson. Dinner was carb-free Pad Thai at SkyIce on 5th (it’s our thing, we love it, don’t judge).