My latest Biscayne Times Vino column is available online and in print. This month, we are exploring some bold bottles for your holiday table. It's all about Napa Cabernet! Check out the article to find inspiration for your upcoming holiday hosting and drinking! Bella Union is one of the cabernets I feature in Biscayne Times.... Continue Reading →
The Case for South American Cabernet Sauvignon in Biscayne Times
My May Vino column in Miami's best newspaper, Biscayne Times, covers a few great bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon from Argentina and Chile. Find it in the "Dish & Drink" section of the paper online or in print. You can read The Case for South American Cabernet Sauvignon article HERE. Photo courtesy of Bodega Catena Zapata.
Bring These Wines to the BBQ in Biscayne Times
You may see suggestions of wines that pair well with BBQ here or there on the Internet, but I've contributed my picks at under $30 a bottle for the summertime grilling season in this piece. Find them here in June's Vino Column in Biscayne Times newspaper. No wines were actually grilled.
Bodegas CARO: A Partnership in Wine
What happens when you combine two historically significant winemaking families from iconic regions in the Old and New World in a historic winery location set to the backdrop of the Andes Mountains? It may seem like a dream for many wine lovers, but this scenario does, in fact, exist in real life at Bodegas CARO... Continue Reading →
Quarantine Bottles Cont… (4)
I've found that it's easier just to section these blog posts out because let's be honest, this list is just going to keep growing the longer we are ordered to stay home. If you were wondering, there are three previous articles with several bottles I've enjoyed while staying at home. You can find those tasting... Continue Reading →
On Coravin: Choosing a Wine for Every Type of Thanksgiving Meal
Is it just the media, or is everyone freaking out about what wines to serve at Thanksgiving dinner? It's a common headline around this time of year, and I'm part of the writing frenzy, too. Chardonnay or Cabernet? Gamay or Sangiovese? There are so many choices that sometimes you can get decision fatigue just thinking... Continue Reading →
Five Wines You Should Bring on the Houseboat During the Fall
Red wine lovers, rejoice! I have an article for you. Picture this: it’s about 50 degrees outside, the sun is shining, and you’re sitting comfortably in a living room floating down a wide river. Yes, you’re watching college football on a big-screen TV, and you look to the left out the window and see nothing... Continue Reading →
November Vino Column “Wines for the Thanksgiving Table”
Which wines will you be serving for Thanksgiving this year? If you're stumped, check out my November Vino column in Biscayne Times for some economical suggestions. Cheers!
Holiday Gift Guide to Buying Wine
The Fall 2018 issue of Let's Eat magazine is hot off the presses! Check inside for my holiday gift-buying guide for your favorite wine lover--on page 15. Happy holiday wine shopping!
Chilean Wines to Indulge in This Week
South American wine is so hot right now, and not just because some of the best economical wines are coming out of that continent. Countries like Chile and Argentina have stunning wine countries with rich histories that can rival the countryside and wine folklore coming out of California or France. Perhaps the rustic nature of... Continue Reading →