Quarantine Bottles Cont… It’s May! Where are we at? (10)

Well, folks. I think I’m going to wrap up this series right here. It has been fun chronicling my wine tasting notes throughout this period of isolation and lockdown, but eight weeks’ worth of bottles is a lot of tasting notes (65+ bottles over 10 posts, and that’s not including the repeat wines or ones…

Quarantine Bottles Cont… What Was Life Like Before? (8)

As the weeks drag on, it’s getting harder and harder to remember what it was like to go out and not feel like you need to avoid every person around you. It’s odd to think about giving strangers a kiss on the cheek as we usually do upon greeting them in Miami. I haven’t hugged…

Spice it Up, With These White Wines

The latest issue of Let’s Eat magazine is out, and it’s all about Miami Spice! So how are you “spicing up” your wine selection this year? Check out a few of my suggestions for your next Miami Spice-y meal! Cheers!

June Vino Column “Old World Sipping for Your Miami Picnic”

Who doesn’t love a great summer picnic? (People who live in tropical zones where it storms all the time!) But hey, if you live somewhere north of Florida, or you want to enjoy the last semi-nice days before we get into the real stormy weather here in South Florida, check out my latest Vino column…

“Cool” vs. “Hot” Climate Wines

It’s true that certain grape varietals require a certain climate to produce quality wine. In fact, climate determines whether grapes can survive well at all. There is a very scientific reason that grape vines grow the best only between certain latitudes – 30-50 degrees in each hemisphere — and this has a lot to do…