Tag Archives: Alicante Bouschet

Two Impostors by Jeff Cohn

I was once again alone at the Fine Wine Source and I was a day late for the special Jeff Cohn Cellars wine tasting.  Though through the wonders of the Coravin system, I may not have heard about the wines … Continue reading

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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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Wine and Suits

My entire career has been as a clothier and not in the wine industry, though they can go hand in hand. I have met customers over the years that have impeccable taste, not only in clothes, but in food, wine … Continue reading

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Two Full Bodied Reds

It was the end of the wine tasting for the evening and of course that meant some full bodied red wines to finish the flight. My white wine glass had become the receptacle for the water that I would pour … Continue reading

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A Christmas Party

I already went to my first Christmas party and it was at a restaurant that I have written about before called Baldo’s. There was about twenty people invited to the dinner, though a few more were invited that could not … Continue reading

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An Observation from a Casual Wine Drinker

My last article was about the Birthday/Halloween combination party for the month of October and I had mentioned about the bottle of wine that was not drinkable.  After I had finished my duties in the kitchen, I went down in … Continue reading

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Taste of Monterey

We just received the latest shipment from a wine club that we joined years ago, on one of our trips to Monterey.  They have a couple of different options and we chose the “elite” package of reserve wine selections in … Continue reading

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