Something new in sparkling wines
Carpe diem — seize the day! Embark on something new! Even John Keating, played by Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society, famously says, “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” Well, broadening your experiences with wine is rewarding. Borrowing from that quote, Continue reading “Carpe diem”
Go for a crisp, refreshing Pilsner
It’s beach time and it’s pool time — and if you’re relaxing in the hot sun at the beach or beside a pool, you’re going to need a beer to wash down that salty air.
While the brand doesn’t matter as much, the style Continue reading “Beer for the beach or pool”
Get a bit of Italy in a glass
While Covid-19 has limited our ability to travel, summer with its long days and warm sunsets takes us off to romantic, dreamy environments. Tuscany is one such place that comes to mind.
All of Italy is noted for its cuisine. Dishes like Continue reading “A virtual trip to Tuscany”
Wines for your summer feasts
Summer is officially upon us.
Mother Nature has proven herself to be merciless as she introduced summer with our first official heat wave. Covid-19 and social distancing have limited our socializing, but as our world begins to open, small intimate backyard barbecues can once again Continue reading “Big flavors for sunny days”
There is no getting around it
We can talk about stouts and sours and Belgian-style brews and Pilsners and barrel-aging and so on and so forth, but at the end of the day the IPA is still driving the bus. So, let’s get right into it.
I’ve been fortunate to Continue reading “IPA is still king”
Fire pits are having their moment
“Want to walk over and have a beer by the fire? The kids can have some s’mores. We’ll keep our distance.”
My wife and I texted our neighbors with a version of this invitation a few weeks ago. The answer was, “yes,” so, no Continue reading “Beer and fire pits”