Wine Wednesday: Brazil’s Miolo

Today's post is dedicated to a winery I visited last year in Brazil, Miolo. It was also the first winery I had ever heard about or tried a wine from in Brazil, starting back in 2013.  It always stayed in my mind because of the Italian heritage of the family. The founder Giuseppe Miolo, immigrated... Continue Reading →

Atonement and Israeli Wine

Today, as some people know, is the holiest day of the Jewish Year, Yom Kippur, a day of atonement. I generally do not go to synagogue. I do mark the Jewish holidays in my own way though, by drinking and writing about Israeli wines. This year I have found a few that I truly enjoy,... Continue Reading →

Climate Change Top Of Mind

These past four or five days I can literally think of nothing else but climate change. That makes sense since it is Climate Week in New York. I've followed some of their webinars and the tone while fascinating is also terrifying about where we are now. Every story on the news, every wine discussion I... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year 5781!

What a year 2020 has been. Today is the first evening of the Jewish New Year 5781. I was going to write about the wine I drank tonight to celebrate the New Year but then I read about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing. I feel heartbroken and scared and sad. What a life she led and... Continue Reading →

Thirsty Thursday: Maker’s Mark

Every so often I reach for something in my glass that's not wine. Usually that means an Italian digestif - Amaro, Mirto, Limoncello maybe even a beer and very rarely Scotch. But drinking Bourbon is really out of character. That is since I'm an adult. I believe as a teen Bourbon was the source of... Continue Reading →

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