Opening a bottle of wine is always a wager, a gamble that can pay dividends of pleasure or a bet that can end in a broken promise of delight unfulfilled. 519 more words
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Last week, while touring vineyards and tasting with winemakers in northern California, I stopped into a popular restaurant for a before-dinner glass of wine in one of the area’s trendy tourist districts. 660 more words
What a revelation for me to tour and taste through Skyline Ridge in the Santa Cruz Mountains yesterday!
So much of California wine is known for its manicured character. 169 more words
Lidia Bastianich speaks of the immigrant experience in Houston and Drunken Cyclist leads a great rosé tasting
Given the current political climate, it was all the more moving to hear legacy restaurateur, chef, and author Lidia Bastianich talk about her own family’s experience as immigrants in this country last night at the Wine and Food Festival in the Woodlands, a swank northern suburb of Houston. 334 more words
Francesco Cirelli’s entry-tier Trebbiano d’Abruzzo is one of our all-time favorite wines. Whenever the Texas allocation lands, the rep always jokes with our wine merchant: “Please let Jeremy and Tracie know. 539 more words