Flying Cigars Meet Wine

The wines of the weekend carry an obscure story that involves flying cigars and aliens. September of 1954 a railway worker by the name of Marius Dewilde followed his barking dog outside to the train tracks. The New York Times Dispatch tells the story: “PARIS: A spate of reports of extraterrestrial visitors to France, coming … Continue reading Flying Cigars Meet Wine


Skip the Main, Head to the Sidebar

The world is full of abstract varietals that are just waiting to be enjoyed. Kerner, is a grape typically grown in Germany and Northern Italy but wine producer, David Ramey, ventured off the beaten path and has been able to make the same magic happen in California. Ramey is the only estate in all of … Continue reading Skip the Main, Head to the Sidebar

Thanksgiving Wine #2

You may ask how I became so passionate about wine because not many people share the same curiosity.  To many, wine appears to be simple and just an extra “thing” and is not always embraced. To me, wine is a divine addition to enhance every flavor and bring a little something extra to any occasion. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Wine #2

Thanksgiving Wine

Thanksgiving Wine As I sit here on a Sunday morning enjoying a Bellini and listening to the Buffalo Bills pregame, I start to think about wine for the holidays, Thanksgiving to be exact. Having the right wine on this "party for your palate" holiday is crucial.  As you read along, I will break down Beaujolais, … Continue reading Thanksgiving Wine