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All posts tagged "wine"
IMBIBE: Sweet Sips for V-Day
Aiming straight for the heart with sparkling Rosé, Port and more. On the one day of the year dedicated to sweethearts, what could be more appropriate than sipping sweet wines and cocktails? Just as Valentine’s Day is...
- Posted February 2, 2016
IMBIBE: Gulps of Guigal
Spend some time with the whimsical wine of Rhône Valley. Whenever I think about the wines of the Rhône Valley in southeast France, what inevitably comes to my mind’s eye are the iconic gold-and-red-hued labels that identify...
- Posted January 26, 2016
IMBIBE: Bargain Red Roundup
A six-pack of quality red wines under $13. During the cold of winter I really focus my wine palate on reds. While you can certainly spend a fortune doing that, you really don’t have to. Here are...
- Posted January 19, 2016
IMBIBE: Carménère is Calling
A smoky, earthy wine for a cold and snowy night. Stroll the Chilean wine isle of your local wine shop, and you’ll find a wine variety there that you won’t see in most of the other sections...
- Posted January 12, 2016
IMBIBE: Year of the Grape
Memorable, affordable sips of 2015. Unlike wine writers at publications such as Wine Spectator, I don’t get cases of the biggest, baddass Bordeaux or luxury Burgundies sent to me to sample. Granted, I do on occasion get...
- Posted December 29, 2015
IMBIBE: Bargain Bubbly
Make your New Year’s Eve sparkle without breaking the bank. If you read this column frequently, you might know that my favorite Champagne is Salon Blanc de Blancs Le Mesnil Cuvée “S.” However, that’s an unfortunate choice...
- Posted December 15, 2015
IMBIBE: Gifts for (Wine) Geeks
Holiday treasures for those who treasure wine. Stumped on what to buy your favorite wine geek this Christmas? I’m here to help. Any wine lover I know would be thrilled to find one of the following under...
- Posted December 8, 2015
IMBIBE: I’ll Take Manhattan
Getting to know the perfect holiday cocktail. Oddly enough, I never drank a single Manhattan during the 13 years that I lived in Manhattan. I wasn’t much of a cocktail connoisseur back then, and didn’t come to...
- Posted December 1, 2015
IMBIBIE: Been There, Doon That
An evening with Bonny Doon’s Randall Grahm. It’s no secret to anyone who reads this column that I’m a longtime fan of Bonny Doon founder and winemaker Randall Grahm. He was one of the first wine “industry”...
- Posted November 24, 2015
IMBIBE: Drinking With Big Bird
These unique wines add zest to Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re planning to pour wine at your Thanksgiving meal, or on bringing a bottle to a restaurant, there is a mind-bending array of options available to you. Multi-dish...
- Posted November 17, 2015