Spanish Thursdays: Vivanco Rosé from Rioja

I received this refreshing rosé as a sample from the lovely Li Valentine of The Wining Hour. This wine from Rioja is a blend of 75% Tempranillo and Garnacha with a touch of Garnacha Blanca. The addition of Garnacha blanc is new. Vivanco has recently added the white grape to the blend. They note on... Continue Reading →


Saying Goodbye to Truro, Sindrome da Rientro

As Labor Day approaches and summer days begin to feel like fall-especially here on the Cape, I am overcome with the end of summer blues, poetically called "Sindrome da Rientro" in Italian. I found an article in Corriere della Sera which gives many suggestions to make the return to daily life more palatable. Here are... Continue Reading →

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