The Sweet Spot: Taylor Fladgate Vargellas Vinha Velha 2009

I had started to write a weekly column on sweet and fortified wines, a passion of mine but I haven't gotten very far along. Luckily for me, I was given the opportunity to taste one of six vintage ports from Taylor Fladgate's Quinta Vargellas. This Vargellas Vinha Velha port from the 2009 vintage took my... Continue Reading →


Ciao Lucio!

Sometimes a song touches your heart in a way that nothing else does. Well almost nothing else. Whenever a musician dies, we are lucky to have their music to listen to, even if we can't see them perform any longer. I was reminded of that this morning when the news about Lucio Dalla hit me... Continue Reading →

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