All posts tagged "wine"
IMBIBE: Eastern Accomplices
Sake, wine and other pairings for a perfect sushi meal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When pondering the question of what to drink with sushi it’s helpful first to chuck a few myths overboard. First, sushi is not...
- Posted May 24, 2016
IMBIBE: Be Kind to Your Wine
Storage dos and don’ts for that precious vino. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I still rue the day I opened a prized bottle of French Burgundy I’d been saving for a couple decades. Not too surprisingly, when the bottle...
- Posted May 17, 2016
IMBIBE: Dramatic Alto Adige
Italy’s northernmost wine region. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Like many other Italian wine enthusiasts, I relish the Italian white wines from Alto Adige. And so, I (and, I assume, others) am baffled by the lack of those wines...
- Posted April 26, 2016
IMBIBE: Chalk, Rocks and Roederer
The soil and sizzle of Roederer Champagne. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Louis Roederer has long been among my very favorite Champagne houses. So, when presented with an opportunity to enjoy a personal tasting and tour of Roederer’s...
- Posted April 5, 2016
IMBIBE: The Art of the Wine List
What would you serve at your restaurant? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Recently, a Cape Cod-based friend and colleague of mine asked for my input in creating a wine list and inventory for a new restaurant. Naturally, my...
- Posted March 23, 2016
IMBIBE: The Case for Rosé
Why you should make friends with this food-friendly, low-alcohol wine. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When this article publishes—on St. Patrick’s Day—your head might be full of green beer and Irish whiskey. I, however, will be spending this...
- Posted March 15, 2016
IMBIBE: Sipping South Africa, Part 2
A tantalizing taste-tour of South African wines. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As I wrote in my Feb. 25 column—which was an introduction to South African winemaking and history—I’ve been tasting my way through a wide selection of...
- Posted March 1, 2016
IMBIBE: Sipping South Africa, Part 1
An introduction to the wines of Rainbow nation. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been on a wine mission. I’ve been tasting my way through some 20 different wines from South Africa. Yes,...
- Posted February 23, 2016
IMBIBE: Serious Sips of Sicily
Going mano a mano with Cusumano. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Wine has been produced in Sicily for millennia. Legend has it that Dionysus (also known as Bacchus) brought pleasure to mankind, and wine to Sicily. Nonetheless, Sicilian...
- Posted February 16, 2016
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