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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ancient Peaks Sauvignon Blanc

With both of our daughters pregnant, we recall our time in the country Georgia where the people  make wine using an ancient method often accompanied with ancient wisdom. We were told, “It is not natural to rip a child away from it mother at birth. Why do modern white winemakers rip the juice from the […]

Syrah: An Intriguing Red Wine

Syrah is an intriguing wine to learn about and a delicious wine to pair with many entrées.

Save the Date: Wine + Food Festival

September 22 and 23, 2017 are the dates for the Wine + Food Festival in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Welcome Spring with Asparagus/Artichoke Combo

Spring is just around the corner! Officially spring starts Monday, March 20. Check out the recipe below that calls for fresh asparagus and artichokes, springtime favorites.

Albariño Tasting at Succotash Restaurant with Southern Food Bites

Rias Baixas Albariño wine tasting held at Succotash restaurant in Oxon Hill, Maryland in early March.

A Special Irish Coffee

Black Walnut Crème Irish Coffee Ingredients 2 oz Black Walnut Crème 6 oz hot coffee 1 oz Baroda Bourbon whipped cream Directions Add Black Walnut Crème, coffee, and bourbon to a tall “Irish coffee” glass. Top with whipped cream. Recipe provided by Round Barn Winery, Brewery and Distillery  in Michigan. Black Walnut Crème is available […]

Rías Baixas Albariño: the Next Exotic White Wine

On Tuesday, we were invited to an Albariño wine tasting at Succotash, a restaurant at National Harbor in Maryland. The Albariño wines were from the Rías Baixas region of Galicia, Spain. The restaurant was an interesting choice. Rather than Spanish tapas, Succotash specializes in a Southern menu. This did not seem to phase the Albariño. […]

Do Sparkling Wine Glasses Make a Difference?

During the last couple years I have judged several sparkling wine competitions. For those judging sessions, the judges used white wine glasses. At home I never use a white wine glass with a sparkling wine, preferring a flute glass instead. The white wine glass does allow you to notice the aroma better than the flute. […]

Adler Fels’ Delicious Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

Kathy and I received two wines to sample from Adler Fels winery in the Mayacamas Mountains in Sonoma County. Both wines were tasted in varietal specific Riedel stemware. Occasionally I’ll taste a wine that immediately evokes a memory. That experience occurred with a first taste of the 2014 Adler Fels Pinot Noir. I recognized the […]

Purple Heart Wine a Must Find

From the podium in room 2075 of the Rayburn House Office Building, Representative Mike Thompson D-CA said, “What’s better than Veterans and wine?” This was a very fitting statement for the introduction of the 2014 vintage of Purple Heart Red. Purple Heart Wine produces a red wine to help honor American military heroes. The brand […]


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