Fall is certainly upon us, and winter will be arriving in due time. This time of year always reminds me of the story of Persephone, reluctant wife of Hades and Queen of the Underworld. Her tale and how it explained the change of the seasons has always possesed me and seemed a perfect way to […]
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I love sparkling wine, you probably love sparkling wine, your crazy aunt Delores definitely loves sparkling wine. So with all this love for sparkling wine going around, I thought I would key you into a new sparkling rose that is one of the best wines I have had this year, a sparkling rose by Kir […]
Ah, the slasher film. Actors in their 30’s playing teenagers getting gruesomely whacked one by one all while trying to have sex with each other. It is a formula that, just like killer in those movies, just won’t die. So I thought in the spirit of one the great slasher films “I Know What You […]
So, although the season is not nearly over, as the 95-degree temps here in Boston will quickly inform you, I feel a lot like my summer has already wrapped up nicely. You see, I had the pleasure of going to Greece not once, but twice this summer. Once in June and again in July. I […]
Truly the greatest mystery Scooby and the gang ever investigated was, if they were Greek wine grapes, which Greek wine grapes would they be? Well because I am an intrepid and fearless author, I am taking this case head on. So, without further ado…… Fred: Agiorgitiko. This one is so simple as to be […]
Ah Retsina, the wine your parents warned you about. Yes, Retsina is wine that has added pine resin for flavor and yes, that sounds scary. But hold on a second, think about all the flavored alcohol you drink: Vermouth, a zillion Vodkas, Rum, White Claw. So stop being afraid. Retsina has a history tracing back […]