Wine -- Mise en abyme
A quest for knowledge. A mandate to share.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Aged Spanish Wine Dinner in Jacksonville, FL
North and Central Florida are underserved when it comes to serious wine tastings; and the paucity increases when one strays from the "N...
Saturday, May 4, 2019
The 2007 Mas Del Serral from Raventós i Blanc
On Saturday last I tasted the 2007 Mas Del Serral, easily the best Cava I have had to date and, but for want of a little more freshness, wou...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
A proposal for forestalling the Balkanization of Cava
DO Cava and "renegade" producers seeking to disassociate from a wounded brand are at the beginning of a journey that potentially l...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
The great producer search for quality Cava
Producers in the Penedès wine region began deserting the Cava appellation, beginning in 2012, because of concerns that the brand had a poor ...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Tasting the wines of Arkenstone with Jake Krausz, Estate Director
One of the treats of my previously annual jaunt to Premiere Napa Vally was tasting the wines of Arkenstone with Susan Krausz (estate co-owne...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Estiatorio Milos: Fine Mediterranean cuisine at New York City's Hudson Yards
Whenever Ron, Bev, Parlo, or I go into New York City, we generally launch our expedition with lunch at the Midtown location (125 E 55th Stre...
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