Vino Santo for Christmas

When writing about wines for Christmas, people tend to think of sparklers and then of heavy reds. In general, I find little writing about sweet wines, a category I love. For Christmas, this year as always, the end of the meal will bring a touch of Vin Santo from my friend, Susanna Crociani, I'm a... Continue Reading →

Sweet Spot: Commandaria from Cyprus

Thinking about the Mediterranean on this torrid day in New York City, I thought of a lovely sweet wine that I have had of late. Commandaria, reputed to be the oldest wine in the world, is from Cyprus. This sweet, deep amber colored wine is delicious. Generally about 15% alcohol, it is made with indigenous... Continue Reading →

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