The bubbles were dandelion-fluff, the palate apple-crisp with a hint of butter crust. It felt anti-occasion to drink it in leggings and a hoodie.
On why you should dump that perfectly good bottle of wine down the sink.
Drinking alone is viewed with suspicion in many circles (possibly the same circles that disparage masturbation?) Solo imbibing is seen as problematic, a precursor to or symptom of addiction; emblem of greed; proof positive of a moribund social life.
job involving middle school kids is never going to augment one’s spare time. Hence a brief literary roundup in September. Also, more cow photos.
Wine is an excuse to get together, talk, laugh, share stories, look up random facts on our phones, reminisce about other bottles…
Portland-based artist Aaron Trotter on drawing wine country and making a living as an illustrator, one deck at a time.
What does the one of the most highly educated wine experts in the world drink when she’s at home? Master of Wine Anne McHale takes Vinediction on a tour of her personal cellar.
Some people are subject to the tidal pull of music and/or wine. There are folks who can leave the radio playing in the background forever without listening, or drink a glass or two of wine, here and there, for a lifetime without curiosity. Then there are those for whom a note or flavor strikes a chord.
There isn’t much we wine consumers can do about this except… consume. To the extent we can, we need to support our favorite wine businesses now, otherwise we won’t have the chance to later.
Wine is a broad church, and gets broader with every creative, entrepreneurial soul who turns their love for the Dionysian… Read more A Life in Wine: Cathy Huyghe