It was a full house at the tasting of single-vineyard Pinot Noirs from Belle Glos on Thursday, August 26, and the wines did not disappoint...

With the emotional commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the ups and downs of COVID, and the onset of fall, I'm in the mood for a BIG red wine.

Something deep. Something dark. Something soothing. Something velvety...

It's apple season, and that means apple pie.

Walking around the store, I started thinking about all the possibilities for pairings with that most American of desserts.

So many wines came to mind that I thought it would be fun to ask my colleagues for their opinions to see if we were on the same page...

 

I often wonder what it is about wine that not only interests but excites me. As I was sipping the lush 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon from Brotherhood (rated Best Cab Sauv in NY) I came across this passage from the critic Terry Theise's book, Reading Between the Wines...

It's Columbus Day weekend. My brother and sister-in-law are in Rome. A friend is going to Italy at the end of the month. No wonder I find myself spending more time in the wonderful Italian section of the store...