Wine and Papal "Firsts"

Here in Philly, we are growing a little bit obsessed with Pope Francis’ September visit.  This is due, in part, to the large numbers of people expected and the onerous security measures being put...

Jill, Phill, and Falanghina

What is a spectacular, bright, fresh, fruity wine that is perfect for summer?  Falanghina!  Listen in as we sip this fabulous, ancient grape from Italy’s Campania region.  It was a first...

Route 66 and its Wine

Route 66 is known for a lot of things, but wineries are not exactly at the top of that list. However, I believe that every bottle has a story to tell, and in my never-ending search for great wine, I...

Ides of March Wine Tasting Recap

Tasting Recap: The Ides of March I recently led a tasting at Jet Wine Bar that combined two of my favorite things: History and Wine. The Ides of March provide the perfect time for a tasting centered...