Interpreting Wine podcaster Lawrence Francis on world wine regions, marketing strategy and the power of storytelling.
Champagne is not just for Christmas
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.
A Taste of North Macedonia
A taste of North Macedonia, one of Europe’s oldest wine growing regions
Brooklyn Wine Shop Tour
Wine and words in Brooklyn NYC
The Bottle Less Chosen
Why you should keep exploring wine, even after you know what you like.
Vinelands: Bodegas Enguera
Bodegas Enguera – an award-winning family winery near Valencia, Spain
Freedom is Pouring Wine Away
On why you should dump that perfectly good bottle of wine down the sink.
On Drinking Alone
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.
Best Wine Bars: Los Picos Cafe
Sometimes the best wine bars are not wine bars at all. At least that’s the case with Los Picos, a cafe in Valencia’s Ruzafa neighborhood.
A Day in Sancerre
Sancerre is responsible for producing some of the world’s finest Sauvignon Blanc wines and gives neighboring Burgundy a run for its money on Pinot Noir.