Cork: A New Understanding Of What Is Behind Every Stopper

Sardegna is a magical and mysterious land, I think of it as a place of beaches, crystal blue water, rocks, sun, sheep, silence, Vermentino, Cannonau and Pecorino,. What I didn't know was that it also has the second largest cork factory in Europe after Amorim. I once interviewed the head of that Portuguese company but... Continue Reading →

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Spanish Sundays: Bodegas Hildago Amontillado Napoleon

Today I am sipping Bodegas Hildago La Gitana's Amontillado Napoleon. Bodegas Hidalgo La Gitana was founded in 1792. It's been in the same family since that time and now the 8th generation is running the company. The founder was named Don José Pantaleón Hidalgo. They are very well-known for their Manzanilla but I was tasting... Continue Reading →

Reflections on Earth Day – Hooray

On Earth day, together with 15,000 other people, we went to the Bronx Botanical Gardens. It was a perfect day weather wise and fun was had by all. They put out a great huge balloon of the Earth, let people picnic on the grounds which is usually forbidden and generally pulled out the stops for... Continue Reading →

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