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, […]
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…
We taste from where we have lived. Each of us knows food differently because we come from different places, inhabit different spaces and have traveled off towards different horizons. The contextual differences of everything from food choice to preparation methods to nationality influence diet – context defines diet. […]
It’s harder and easier than you think.