When it comes to Montestefano (pronounced MOHN-teh-STEH-fah-noh), one of the top crus in Barbaresco, you often hear the Langhetti say that the wine baroleggia. In other words, it… 579 more words
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It’s been heart-wrenching to hear the reports and accounts of yesterday’s bombing in England.
Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to the families of Manchester today. 7 more words
Chef Steve and his Rossoblu in the LA Times: the new Los Angeles restaurant where I'm writing the wine list
Earlier this year, a wine director at a super cool, nationally renowned American restaurant told me: “You know, the French tell you that they only do one… 795 more words
A few weeks ago, my friend and fellow Houstonian Shannen Tune (above, left, with his wife Stacey) reached out to me for advice about where to eat on a first trip to Italy. 512 more words
Above: Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli (left) was funny and wonderfully engaging at yesterday’s event. To hear him jokingly utter the words, “Houston, we have a problem,” took the iconic phrase into a whole realm of meaning. 364 more words
From the department of “it’s been a hard day’s wine”…
What an incredible “wine” day yesterday in my adoptive hometown, Houston!
It started with a wonderful trade tasting of Passopisciaro and Trinoro wines at my new fave Houston BBQ destination, … 568 more words