Our thoughts on the whole business of Thanksgiving wine pairing: We are members of so many email distribution lists, and like clockwork somewhere around 3-4 weeks ago the Thanksgiving emails started to rain into our inboxes. The first are cute- reminders of a time of the year…
Four separate farmers from Monferrato in the Alto Piedmont. Friends. By themselves each is working hard to work in that classical way, the old way. They came together in 2016 out of a love for their land, for the work, and for a tradition that has dated back to Davide’s grandfather and Ezio’s father sitting […]
Mauro Giardini is one of the great ambassadors of the Romagnan table. He loves food. He loves wine. He loves Romagna. He is committed to making the most authentic, highest quality wines in the region. So far, based on Slow Wine and the Gambero Rosso, he has achieved that status.
This vineyard saved my life…John Bigelow and I were just standing there. Cristiano was staring out over the vineyard. No one spoke. Time went on in silence. There was a calmness in the vineyard that evening, a solid density in the air- not from air pressure. “After Laura passed, the kids would go to school, and […]