Tag Archives: white wine

A Nearly Extinct Grape Makes a Bold Comeback

Given my Greek heritage, and also the fact that it was Orthodox Greek Easter (on May 1), I figured that this was as good an occasion as any to open a Greek wine. In case you are wondering if cats have … Continue reading

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Who Wouldn’t Like Dried Grass

Forgive me followers but it has been five months since my last post. Much has happened during this time. Most important was the passing of Roxy, my kitty girlfriend and companion of 21 years. Roxy passed away during the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Tartrate Crystals May Not Be a Girl’s Best Friend, but They Sure Are Pretty

You are enjoying your wine tasting when the next thing you notice are crystal-like deposits resting at the bottom of your glass. Don’t panic. Your wine pourer hasn’t slipped you a mickey. Often referred to as “wine diamonds,” these solids … Continue reading

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2011 Do Ferreiro Albariño Paired with Arroz la Mar

Summer is not quite over yet I have to say that it has been my summer of Albariño. The warm weather in my neck of the woods and my affinity for fish set the stage for pairing this varietal with … Continue reading

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