Gender Differences in Wine & Thomas the Tank Engine

Are there wines that men and women prefer based on their gender? It's an old conversation and one that frankly often annoys me. When people make wine for Moms, for women or suggest that rose is only for females, I feel peeved. Of course most people today disagree with these silly stereotypes. That said, there... Continue Reading →

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Monday Musings: Labor Day & Grape Harvest

Today is Labor day. According to Wikipedia, "Labor Day honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country." I got a survey in the mail today asking me if I am celebrating the holiday working to organize labor, spending time with friends... Continue Reading →

Cape Cod Here We Come

Today I want to write about one of the places closest to my heart and soul – Cape Cod. I started going to the Cape when I was three weeks old and have been going more or less ever since. We used to go when I was growing up and seven years ago I decided... Continue Reading →

Wine Wednesday: Berlucchi ’61 Brut

Guido Berlucchi has always been one of my favorite Italian brands. When I lived in Milan, this was one of two wines on every single restaurant and bar list. If I asked for a sparkling wines, the baristas would always say Berlucchi o Ferrari. I celebrated every occasion with one or the other and got... Continue Reading →

Buon Ferragosto!

Today is Ferragosto or the holiday that celebrates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. That said, mostly it’s a day when every Italian save the very unlucky few, is on holiday. The entire country is basically away this week and I for one applaud such dedication to relaxation for the mind, food & wine for... Continue Reading →

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