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Chronicles for Wine Lovers

Chronicles for Wine Lovers

Some thoughts on Figure, Wine, and Hope   Hopes sits at the table, talks about hope, cooks, longs for wine; it’s the essential food for the brain, the heart, and lifestyles. If you don’t think it’s that important, push it...

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Thanksgiving - Turkey with water is no celebration

Thanksgiving - Turkey with water is no celebration

Don’t look at the turkey; look at the people you’re with at the table. That truism on harmony was affirmed in 1985 by Hugh Johnson, the renowned British wine master who had an encyclopedic knowledge about alternatives. The most traditional...

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Charms of the Never-purchased Wine

Charms of the Never-purchased Wine

The secret of a great wine taster is not as most people imagine, his reputed olfactory memory; it’s his curiosity. Because it’s curiosity that keeps taste alive It urges you to compare, explore, and venture.  It awakens your own taste,...

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Wine and the Generations

Wine and the Generations

Wine and the Generations (psychographic fragmentation) of Wine Lovers – Motivations among connoisseurs.  The secret of assemblage.  Silence is a value.   Red Wine of Winemakers   A beautiful woman with that aura of distinction that women who  know wines...

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Oktoberfest, The Memorable Party

Oktoberfest, The Memorable Party

First Act This story takes place at different times and places.  This is the first act: We were three wine correspondents from France, Italy and the United States, touring the Palatinate region, led by Erika, who years back had been...

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The new Mexican Revolution

The new Mexican Revolution

Tequila and Mezcal go out to conquer the world.  A new, worldwide revolution is under way from Mexico.  It points out the habits of urban culture in the Twenty First Century, and comes from afar, although Tequila’s denomination of origin...

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About Wine & Spirits

About Wine & Spirits

There is nothing in this well but wind I’m drunk again on the wine of love- Winebringer, bring more wine! And fill up my cup, for without wine this Party will be no fun.  hafiz (1326-1390)  Persian poet   Dear...

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The Favorite Grape

The Favorite Grape

One wants to know and fast, especially if one has been commissioned to buy some bottles for a get-together among friends, colleagues or one’s couple. Which is the most famous White Wine based on a Star Grape? Which is the...

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Happily, the Bar is not what it used to be

Happily, the Bar is not what it used to be

With the onset of the Twenty First Century, the old, traditional bar has come to an end.  I you have one from the Twentieth Century, check your bottles.  You’ll probably have to get new things.  You obviously consider bottles with...

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