Usually, I’m all about complexity in wines — the various layers that make wine interesting and take it beyond just alcoholic fruit juice. How does oak aging factor in? Can you detect minerals that reflect a wine’s terroir? How about spice or floral notes? Saline or earth? The list goes on. Students of wine live […]
chilled white wine
On warm days or evenings (yes, they are returning at last here in the eastern part of the country), who doesn’t enjoy nursing an ice-cold glass of white wine on the patio or deck? While the experience is refreshing, you may be getting only part of the enjoyment of the wine. Did you know that really […]
We’ve all been there before, we’re hanging out in the sunshine with friends, and the only thing that would make the day better would be a delicious glass of white wine.
When it’s incredibly hot outside, the sun beating down from above, all we often crave is a glass of ice-cold lemonade – at that moment, nothing seems like it’d be more refreshing. Unless of course you’re over 21, in which case, a glass of white wine or rosé is the only thing you crave.
Unless you’re a high roller or work next to a plethora of bodegas, chances are you bring your lunch to work. But you probably also experience Lunch Regret from time to time. Lunch Regret is when you pack yourself a meal the night before or at the last minute the morning of, only to realize […]
Muscadet is an introvert. It smiles when it ought to, it’s well-groomed, but it doesn’t have the style of Burgundy or the panache of Bordeaux. This is not investment banker’s wine because it’s difficult to spend $500 on a bottle of Muscadet. Actually, it’s hard to spend $30 on a bottle of Muscadet. And like […]
Consider this a public service announcement from your friends at VinePair: late fall is the peak season for enjoying oysters. If this doesn’t make you run out right now and start slurping down these bad boys, we don’t know what will! And while we love oysters alone, there is something about oysters and wine that’s just […]