Anatomy of a Wine Pairing

What, you wouldn’t pair Cheez-its with wine? Several weeks ago, I read a guest post on 1 Wine Dude about a perceived lack of practiced food-and-wine pairing among Millennials – roughly...

Hoppy Friday!

After a long night of excellent wines (Thanks Bonny Doon Vineyards and Randall Grahm!), all I crave is a beer.  So, today with my leftover pizza I am trying something new:  Guineu Riner from...

Cuvée René Gueuze

Is this beer too expensive? I paid a bit less than $1/oz for a 12 pack from the Beer Distributor. Why? Well, I do love Gueuze and have had good luck with Lindemans beers, generally. It drinks like a...

Window into Wine!

I am always walking around Philadelphia, and I never fail to be surprised by something.  I was surprised by- and fell in love with- this window display.  The salon (Meringue) is not new to me; it...

5 Great Hotels

I love to travel.  My best travels are those that involve a bit of adventure, and adventure is nicely rounded out by a great hotel to come “home” to at night after a day of adventuring. What...