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 →

9/11 We Remember

Some 19 years have passed since that terrible day in September 2001. So much has changed yet today will always be a day of reflection and one of remembrance for lives lost and those forever changed. It is now a National day of Service as well thanks to the efforts of many courageous people. Personally,... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Brazilian Wines This September

  Monday, September 7th was Labor Day in the United States but it was also Independence Day in Brazil, commonly called Sete de Setembro or the  Dia Da Independência. It celebrates Brazil's Declaration of Independence from the United Kingdom of Portugal which occurred on September 7th, 1822. I worked with Wines of Brazil in 2019... Continue Reading →

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