Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. World leaders commemorated this day in various places, including at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. Six million Jews, including many members of my family were among those murdered. Slavs, Roma, people who were Gay, those with disabilities, religious leaders and many others who tried... Continue Reading →

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Abafado from Quinta da Alorna – Tejo, Portugal

In October of 2013 I had the opportunity to visit the Quinta da Alorna in the Tejo region of Portugal. I had never visited this area or its wineries so it was all new and thrilling. The Quinta da Alorna winery where we were treated to an exquisite lunch was a step back into history.... Continue Reading →

Closures: Cork Is Still It

I will write about Italian indigenous varietals later today but for the moment I wanted to link to this article that I wrote about Cork on Snooth following a long interview with the head of Amorim. I know many people are fans of the alternative closures and in certain circumstances, I am as well. That... Continue Reading →

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