Mega Purple in Your Wine, Oh My

Any wine lover knows that once you begin to drink better wines, it is virtually impossible to return to the grocery store brands you knew and loved in your earlier wine drinking days.… Continue reading

“Cool” vs. “Hot” Climate Wines

Yes, certain grape varietals require a certain climate to produce quality wine. In fact, climate determines whether grapes can exist at all. There is a very biological reason that grape vines grow the… Continue reading

Red, White, and Madeira

Picture this: It is July 4, 1776, and the Continental Congress of the thirteen rebellious American colonies has just adopted a wildly liberal document called The Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson, the main author… Continue reading

Cahors, France: The French Malbec Story

It is simply undeniable that the Argentinian Malbec has eclipsed many other red varietals as one of the most popular wines on the market right now. Rarely do you speak with a lover of… Continue reading

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in the Summertime

As an avid red wine drinker, I usually do not find myself getting all excited about a certain type of white wine. However, it is Hot Hot Hot outside, and the big reds… Continue reading

Barry Alberts, Cheers to You

Just two weeks ago, Barry Alberts and I were driving home from another fantastic dinner at Paradise Farms in Homestead, FL. Barry had asked me to help him pour four Spanish wines for… Continue reading

Independent Musician Spotlight: Galen Clavio

I have to admit that I have been lucky throughout my life to be surrounded by so many talented friends & acquaintances. Though not musically inclined myself, I have always held music to… Continue reading

Nils Venge Wine Tasting in Coconut Grove March 13

“Clean” Wine Tasting With Robert Rex Wines

Join us this Thursday, March 6th from 6:30PM-8:30PM at Treehouse Wine & Spirits (233 Aragon Avenue) in Coral Gables, FL for a tasting of four Robert Rex wines. We will be tasting Red… Continue reading

Local South Florida Musician Spotlight: Ominé Eager

It is rare in this modern world of auto-tune and manufactured pop divas to find raw musical talent in the mainstream. Most of what we hear on the radio is audibly “photo shopped”,… Continue reading

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