Monthly Archives: February 2019

Two from Podere Ciona

Some of my earliest wine memories are of Italian wines, both commercial and home-made.  Of course, that makes sense as I grew up in a mixed ethnic neighborhood, so most meals and beverages from the Mediterranean are like comfort food … Continue reading

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Two from Chappellet

With the endless stream of wineries and brands in the international wine market, I am not sure if even all the professionals can keep track of what is out there.  So, just think of the rank amateurs like me that … Continue reading

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Our Get-together Dinner

My Bride becomes this little dynamo of energy once she gets hyped up for a party, and then if you add into the equation, that the party is for old friends, she just doesn’t stop.  Even with the wine that … Continue reading

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Appetizers for a Get-together

We tend to have gatherings at our house, you may have noticed, as over the years I have written about many of them.  The main reason is that my Bride is a wonderful cook and hostess, and the other small … Continue reading

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