All posts tagged "wine"

  • IMBIBE: Champagne Wishes

    Celebrate the famous bubbles of France this week. In my opinion, any day is a good day for Champagne. However, for those who need an official reason to celebrate bottled bubbles, Global Champagne Day is on Oct....

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: Original Zin

    Exploring Zinfandel, a uniquely American wine Having lived and grown up in countries all over the world, I am not especially nationalistic. Jingoism makes my blood boil. Still, I am proud of American jazz, blues, rock ‘n’...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: Wine Valentine

    Be nice to your grapes with these vino storage dos and don’ts 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 October 6, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: German Engineering

    Riesling from Deutschland is versatile and affordable The recent dustup over Germany’s Volkswagen-Audi playing free and loose with auto emissions happened to coincide with my re-acquaintance of a different feat of German engineering: Riesling. Nobody does it...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: Something Fishy

    The best whites to compliment seafood delights Before the cold weather arrives and I turn to hearty stews, roasts, cassoulet and such, I’m getting in my late-summer/early-fall fish fixes. There are few things in life I like...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: Late summer sipping

    Last call for seasonal picnic wines I’m not quite ready to think about shoveling snow just yet, especially in what is predicted to be an El Niño year. So while there’s still time before the air turns...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: Rosé roundup

    Crisp and divine end-of-summer pink wines As summer marches inevitably toward fall, I’m getting in as much warm weather Rosé drinking as I can. Before we know it, we’ll be stoking the fireplaces and cracking open big,...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: J’adore Jadot

    There’s a Maison Louis Jadot wine for every budget Jackson, WY – Through the years, I’ve developed a lasting love affair with the French wines of Maison Louis Jadot. I truly adore them. J’adore! My infatuation with...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: Only somm…

    Indentifying true sommeliers from the impostors If you dine in the world’s most expensive restaurants, you’ll probably come across a sommelier (aka “somm”). The stereotypic image of a sommelier is that of a somber, sober, middle-age-or-older gentleman...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • IMBIBE: Provençal Provenance

    Meet the pink wines of southern France Here’s a fun fact that I’ll bet not even most sommeliers know: Rosé wines in France are more popular than whites. It’s true. Most of them—certainly the best ones—come from...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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