It’s officially summer – hooray!
Sunshine and heat are returning to the area, the days are long, it’s a great time of year.
This week’s wine selection pairs perfectly with late nights on the patio or by the campfire looking up at the stars. It’s a locally made dessert wine that is pure pleasure.[…]
I recently read a book called The New Chardonnay: The Unlikely Story of How Marijuana Went Mainstream, by Heather Cabot. Essentially, the book challenges the conception by people of my age and generation, who may have experimented with marijuana and other drugs in their 20s but have […]
We’re in that delicious in-between period, where it can feel like summer one minute and early spring the next.
It’s the perfect time for a wine that’s not too light and not too heavy.
In other words, a Pinot Noir. And not just any Pinot Noir. A Hudson Valley Pinot Noir, because the climate here yields a […]
Was that a gorgeous moon on Monday night or what?
In fact, it was a Super Pink Moon (super moons appear larger in the sky than normal, and this one did not disappoint). It’s called a pink moon after the moss pink wildflower that blooms this time of year in the Northeast.
What better to celebrate a […]
Wouldn’t it be nice to be somewhere else?
Somewhere on the other side of the world, perhaps, where it’s summer turning into fall instead of spring turning into summer.
How about Argentina?
What a beautiful country, bookmarked by the Andes and the Atlantic. If we can’t be there in body, […]
Last weekend called for a spring fling wine, white and wet and cold.
This weekend, however, we’re back to hibernating, and that’s ok. Let’s pop a Bordeaux and indulge.
You can’t go wrong with a red from this region in France, world-renowned for quality. It’s where the new Musee du Vin is located, too. You can visit […]
Sunshine and summery temps call for crisp, bright white wines, preferably enjoyed outside while soaking up all of the above.
A recommendation for the weekend?
Go to a local winery and indulge in a bottle of something you might never have tried before.
At Milea Estate Vineyard in lovely Staatsburg, NY, you can try the 2019 Traminette, a […]