All posts by Ted Scheffler

  • IMBIBE: Smoky Sips

    Potent potions, from wine and whiskey to mezcal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Recently, a friend of mine asked if I’d ever tried a “smoky” wine. He recounted ordering a bottle of zinfandel in a restaurant and said...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Winter Wining

    Grapes to warm the bones after a day in the Jackson Hole tundra. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you live in the Cayman Islands, sunny Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro or other places with year-round warm weather,...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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    CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) As I was ruminating on your astrological omens for 2017, I came across a wildly relevant passage written by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. It conveys a message I encourage you to memorize and repeat...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: NYE Punch Panache

    Festive holiday punches to usher in the new year. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Lots of us will be popping Champagne corks on New Year’s Eve. It’s a tradition that isn’t going anywhere soon. However, New Year’s Eve...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Italy Under $20

    The best bang-for-your-buck vino. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For the past few years I’ve wanted to visit Italy and sip my way through the country’s marvelous vineyards. But I keep getting waylaid by places like France, America’s...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Bitter Harvest

    2016 is shaping up to be a bust year for French Chablis. JACKSON HOLE, WY – French Chablis is a very distinctive wine and one that is growing in popularity with American wine drinkers. But if you’re...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Thanksgiving Wine Guide

    Ten wines for the Turkey Day table. JACKSON HOLE, WY – My favorite food day of the year is Thanksgiving, for all the obvious reasons. But food aside, one of the reasons I’m so fond of Turkey...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Rosé Redux

    Try these underrated pink wines each priced for less than $20. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I’ve written quite a bit about Rosé’s temptations in the past, so I won’t belabor the point here. To recap, though, I think...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: The A-Z of Winespeak

    Deconstructing the language of wine one word at a time. JACKSON HOLE, WY – The language of wine can be pretty silly. Imagine trying to buy a car and having to negotiate descriptors like “sweaty saddle” or...

    • Posted September 20, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Backyard Bottles

    Try a Mapema or a  Medalla during the last days of BBQ bliss. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Chances are pretty good you’ll find yourself at a backyard bash this month as Jacksonites enjoy the last bits of...

    • Posted September 13, 2016
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