Yes, I Drank Champagne on New Years

To me, proper Champagne is like an ice sculpture - striking yet delicate, intricate but balanced, it… read more

Going Beyond Words

There are wine regions in the world so established and esteemed that writing about them has the dang… read more

Over in Moravia

Wine from the Czech Republic has a long, storied history, like many of its neighbors. Viticulture, w… read more

Defying Expectations

After some time off, my blog is back. There’s been no shortage of wines that have struck me in the p… read more

Still Stuck in Italy

Italy has captured my heart. A bewitching force keeps leading me to their wines, seeking bottle afte… read more

Back to Sicily: An Old Favorite

This week I returned to an old favorite of mine: Arriana Occhipinti’s “Il Frappato”. What more can b… read more