I get it. The wine is (sometimes) free and usually generous in its offering. The winery staff enlivens the taste with glad stories of the winery – or the wines – or the places their grapes grow. After witnessing a few of the following behaviors first hand, […]
In the space of a few decades, there has come a fascination with connecting people through taste, words and images. I like being in that movement. I look forward to connecting.
It was the best of times. It was the most demanding of times. A recent foray through the region of Champagne demonstrated the prosperity and the divisions defining modern Champagne. Liébart-Regnier makes what we Americans know as ‘grower Champagne’. The family has owned property and vineyard land for […]
Sparking at the intersection of tradition and innovation…
Spokane has a new winery project, dedicated to the idea that wine’s character begins in a place – and that some places imprint grapes with distinctive flavors producing distinctive wine. From the patchwork that comprise Washington State’s vineyards, this is evident to every experienced wine lover. Kristina Mielke […]
…the art of connoisseurship is the art of ignoring the label…