La Baia Del Sol

Artisan Does Italy

It’s been a while since we visited Artisan Wine Depot. (For a retired couple we seem to be awfully busy.) But then we were invited to a tasting of Italian wines, olive oils and imported foods. How...

Tennessee and Kosher

Tennessee and Environs

The other day a kindly correspondent posted this on Twitter. It’s a sign in West Meade Wine and Liquors in Nashville, TN. This confuses and disturbs me. TweetFacebook Twitter Pinterest Email

Greg (left) and Jim

Lettie Teague Needs to Get Out More

Lettie Teague is the wine columnist for the Wall Street Journal.  Her latest effort bears the title “Our Favorite California Wine Region (That No One Knows About).” Reading a bit we...

Greg (left) and Jim

A Lynmar Horizontal

Confession: we have somehow accumulated a large number of bottles of Lynmar 2014 pinots in our Eurocave. So we’re creating space. This will be the first of several Lynmar horizontals. The wines are...

Greg (left) and Jim

Bradrona in New Zealand

Bradrona? BRADRONA? Read on. Belden Barns remains one of our favorite new discoveries from a few years ago. Nate Belden and his lovely wife Lauren Hirshfield Belden are currently visiting New Zealand...