The last quarter of the year starts in just a few weeks, and if you are in the sparkling wine business that means you have dollar signs for eyes. I’m more than happy to drink bubbles any time of year (or day), but Q4 and Valentine’s Day, are when most sane people stock up on fizz. Read More
Your palate changes over time. I hated olives as a kid — now I’m a junkie. Looking back on the wines that really grabbed me in 2011, I’ve noticed a slight shift in my preferences toward drier, lighter wines.
Perhaps this change is not so much about me, but about how some wines are made. I’m not a big fan of heavy, clunky, high-alcohol wines. Let me explain. Read More