6 Natural Wine Hotspots in Miami in The Vintner Project

My latest article for The Vintner Project is about six natural wine bars, shops, and events in Miami that you definitely don’t want to miss as a local or visitor. There are many, many more spots around town–it seems they are popping up every day! Which ones are your favorite? Read the article here on…

Local Wine Clubs to Inspire Discovery in 2022 in Biscayne Times

My latest Vino column in Biscayne Times is out online & in print! Check it out to learn more about four fantastic local wine clubs you can join in Miami. Whether you are into all-natural wines or Champagne only, there is a wine club for you! Read more in Biscayne Times.

My Top Wines of 2021

I’ll admit that it isn’t always easy to compile these types of lists. First of all, do you even care? That’s always my question. (If you don’t, feel free to stop reading now.) Secondly, I don’t necessarily keep track of “favorites” throughout the year because my favorite bottle one day could be overruled by a…

Here Are Some Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers this Holiday Season

For those of you still processing the events of the past 18 months or so (me), it may be hard to believe that the holiday season of 2021 is upon us, but alas, it will be here soon. With less than two months before Christmas smacks us in the face, it’s time to seriously start…

Transport Yourself to the South of France with Wine in Biscayne Times

You don’t have to twist my arm! My September Vino column for Miami’s Biscayne Times newspaper is about the wines of Gérard Bertrand. He’s known around the world for his iconic “South of France” lifestyle and biodynamic winemaking, as well as his annual Jazz à l’Hospitalet music festival that takes place at his Château L’Hospitalet…

The American Fine Wine Competition in Miami in Biscayne Times

Very rarely do I get to write first-person essays about my life in wine beyond the pages of this blog, but I did recently have the chance to tell a story for my latest monthly Vino column in Biscayne Times. The American Fine Wine Competition in Biscayne Times For the past few years–three, maybe four–…

3 Days in Miami Beach on Winetraveler.com

As a Miami native, I’m often asked about my recommendations for places to eat and things to do while visiting South Florida. My suggestions will change depending on budget and the type of weekend you are looking to enjoy (crazy, cultural, or cuisine-based). Miami is a fast-moving town, and that’s definitely not referring to the…

Wine and Art Merge at Wine by the Bay in Biscayne Times

I’m giving away all the wine secrets in my regular Vino columns in Biscayne Times, but that’s OK. I want you all to enjoy the fruits of Miami’s wine scene like I do. In April’s column, I introduce you to the man behind the legendary wine shop, Wine by the Bay, located in Miami’s Little…