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Keep Kosher with This Bordeaux Red

Chateau Fontenil is the “baby” of famed Bordeaux oenologist Michel Rolland. Located in Fronsac, near the St. Émilion and Pomerol appellations, this wine gets...

A Delicious Carneros Pinot Noir!

In the rush to mythologize Oregon, and now New Zealand's, Pinot Noirs, some wonderful releases from California’s cooler regions can get lost in the...

‘A Best Buy for Valentine’s Day’

I’ve been recommending Spanish Cava (sparkling wine made by the true Champagne process with a second fermentation in the bottle) for decades. In the...

Want a Reminder of Springtime? Think Beaujolais!

In our gray and rather leafless backyards, Camellias can provide color during these dog days of winter. But for a reminder of bursting Azaleas...

A Carménère That Bubbles Over With Freshness

Carménère comes in all shapes and sizes. This French grape, originally part of the vineyards of Bordeaux, now finds its home in Chile. But...

This Traditional Wine is Guaranteed to Please

I recently tried “Crianza,” “Reserva" and "Gran Reserva" styles from two separate Rioja bodegas – although both are sold under the banner of CVNE....

Ramen Takes Center Stage at Revamped Rose’s Noodles

Spicy Sesame Ramen Now that Rose’s transitioned from butcher and bake shop to a restaurant/bakery concept, the ramen that was once reserved only for Wednesdays...

Sweet Sips at Cocoa Cinnamon

Chocolate Modica y Churros This style taps directly into the Mexican and Spanish drinking chocolate with a side of churros – “We have three kinds,”...

Getting a Piece of the Pie

The Pie Hole – one of the newest additions on Ninth Street occupying a corner space in the bottom floor of the Solis apartment...

Warm Up With This Malmsey Madeira

Our recent record cold snap was reason enough to haul out some Madeira! Oh how those icy nights called out for walnuts, Panettone and...