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.[…]
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 […]
There’s the succulence of a big California Cab; there’s the earthiness of a yummy Merlot; and there’s the perfect pitch of a lovely Pinot Noir.
With spring in the air and Easter tables laden with ham, lamb, young potatoes, asparagus, peas – or whatever! – Pinot is the wine you’ll want.
I love how this wine is […]