Monthly Archives: January 2007
Syrah or Shiraz – what’s in a name? Well, in this case nothing, because the two words refer to exactly the same type of grape. You should be aware that different parts of the world – Australia in particular – most often bottle their wine as Shiraz, while most others use the Syrah designation. I’m […]
2:00 to 4:30 pm – Beginning Wine Tasting. The perfect class for those just getting started with wines. The format will be relaxed, yet informative, with plenty of wines to sample. No wine snob attitudes permitted! Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.
Saturday afternoon is my favorite time of the weekend. For many of us, it’s the midpoint of a two-day break where the stresses of Friday’s workload can be temporarily put aside and Sunday is on the horizon; offering another day for rest, relaxation, and recharging our batteries for the week ahead. The past two Saturdays […]
If you enjoy a good glass of wine and slice of cheese on a crunchy baguette I’ve got great news for you. There’s a new cheese shop in town that goes way beyond your ordinary pre-packaged orange block of cheddar and it’s certain to make your next pairing of wine and cheese an absolutely heavenly […]
The Christmas decorations are coming down, gifts are being enjoyed, returned or exchanged, and the potential for post-holiday blues – and bills – is beginning to sink in. Many of us seem to do a little “belt tightening” during January, and if you enjoy wines there’s absolutely no reason why you can’t be a bit […]