Alone On Valentine’s? You Always Have Wine!
For starters, Valentine’s Day is a fake, commercialized, over-hyped, and cynical holiday that should be banished by all of us. There, I said it. I love romance, I adore love, I think passion is what makes the world go round but Valentine’s Day is about none of that. One of worst things about Valentine’s Day […]
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PERSEPHONE, AND WINES FOR HER JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWORLD
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 […]
THE SPARKLING ROSE FOR FALL: KIR YIANNI ‘SCARPEDES FRERES’
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 […]
I KNOW WHAT YOU DRANK LAST SUMMER……AND IT WASN’T ENOUGH GREEK WINE
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 […]
A Public Service Announcement for Northern Greece
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 […]
IF THE SCOOBY-DOO CAST WERE GREEK GRAPES (OR IS OENOFILOS ON MORE THAN WINE?)
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 […]