Keep Cool with Pink Bubbly on Ice from Italy in Biscayne Times

August is notoriously one of the hottest months in the northern hemisphere, and here in South Florida, it is boiling. With the recent launch of Prosecco Rosé, there are even more options of refreshing sparkling wines out of Italy to enjoy and keep you cool in the hot summer sun. Put any of these bottles…

On Coravin: The Mystical Role of Music in Winemaking

Several years ago when I first met Aurelio Montes, Jr., winemaker at Montes Wines in Chile, to taste his wines during a visit to Miami Beach, he explained to me the process of using Gregorian chants in his cellars where some of the premium  Montes wines aged in barrels. It was a technique that I…

“Through the Grapevine” with Pasqua Family Italian Wines

February is the month of love, and what better way to celebrate love than with a bottle of wine from Verona, Italy, home of Romeo & Juliet? If you’re an Italian wine aficionado, you don’t want to miss Pasqua wines. Read my latest article in my “Through the Grapevine” column in South Florida Luxury Guide…

Some Photos from Rome

Whoa, I totally skipped out on writing about my Europe trip this past April. Well, what can I say? Austria was beautiful, and Rome was incredible. Here are some iPhone shots from Roma. Such an enchanting city.

It Rains Mud in Rome

…And other things I learned on my trip to Europe: COMING SOON! I promise I will post more about Austria and Italy once I get a moment to write a post–between working for money, writing for my UCLA course, and traveling to Minneapolis for work this week, I’m losing out on time to write what…