All posts tagged "wine"

  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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