Spanish Sundays: Poema Cava Rosé

My last long post on Cava I wrote back in November following a press tasting. I'm a big Cava fan and in particular, those made using the funky indigenous grape called Trepat. Today's wine is called Poema Cava Rosé. I can't find any website for it. The grapes are grown in the Conca de Barberà... Continue Reading →

Happy Champagne Day!

Happy Champagne Day was first started eight years ago to appreciate this sparkling wine that comes from the Champagne region in France. The Champagne bureau is very active in their promotions yet I need no convincing. I love sparkling wines and I love to celebrating life with Champagne. I love this particular one quite a... Continue Reading →

Happy Bastille Day!

I have been fortunate enough to celebrate La Fête Nationale Francaise – Le Quatorze Juillet, a holiday marking the anniversary of the fall on July 14, 1789 of the Bastille, in Paris on a number of occasions. As readers of this blog know, I was a Francophile in my early life and majored in French... Continue Reading →

Holiday Season Jaunts In New York City

December 8 is the Immaculate Conception and therefore I am thinking of the holidays almost upon us. I love the holiday season, the chill in the air, Christmas trees everywhere and of course, flowing sparkling wine. Some of my favorite places to go to in New York during the holidays include the Metropolitan Museum with... Continue Reading →

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