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Mon amie NINI MARCELLE a récemment lancé son deuxième album, EP. Comme j’aime le son électro-pop de celui-ci et que je considère qu’il vous faut la découvrir, j’ai décidé de l’inviter à faire une capsule pour le blogue. Tout ce qu’il y a de plus sérieux (#Not), de la bonne musique, des bons vins. En […] The post Accords Nini Marcelle et vin appeared first on L'Apprentie Sommelière. Tags: Del.
If you are like me, you purchased your holiday gifts months ago. But if you are more excited by the idea of last-minute gift giving, you started shopping yesterday, and are ready to pay a premium for shipping. Looking for the perfect gift for your wine or spirits lover? If you have a friend into wine or spirits, purchasing the perfect gift can be tricky.
Tuthilltown Spirits, based in Gardiner, New York, has been on the forefront of craft distilling since its launch in 2005. Its Hudson line of craft whiskeys remains one of the most iconic exemplars of what can be done with a careful hand and a lot of ambition, and I’ve interviewed distiller and all-around nice guy Gable Erenzo on several occasions over the years to talk about h ...
Kanda: the art of modern kaiseki in Tokyo Kanda is not just a district in Tokyo and a name for one of its subway stations, but also the last name of a Three Michelin stared chef Hiroyuki Kanda and his namesake restaurant. Since the guide’s inauguration, Kanda has been a constant Three star laureate, mainly because of the chef’s creating his own version of the artful kaiseki in modern Tokyo.
SommSelect Founders, Brandon, Tyler, and Ian Cauble, MS Contributed by Erica Schreckenghaust – The WineSense Club had the honor of welcoming back the dynamic duo behind SommSelect; Ian Cauble and Brandon Carneiro. They first met in 1999 at Sonoma State University and were part of the students who created the WineSense Club in 2000.
English: Bari, Apulia, Italy. View of the eastern seafront of the old town. The Basilica of Saint Nicholas can be seen in the centre left, and the new harbour on the right. Français : Bari, Pouilles, Italie. Vue du bord de mer oriental de la vieille ville. La Basilique Saint Nicholas peut s’apercevoir au centre gauche, et le nouveau port à droite.
1998 Château La Fleur-Pétrus Hanging out with another Santa in giddy anticipation of Christmas! This time with an amazing wine. Velvety (like Santa’s robe!) nose of cassis, plums, violets, black cherries, blackberrie ...
Image via Wikipedia Valle d”Aosta is located in an extremely mountainous area. It is the smallest Italian region and borders France to the west and Switzerland to the north. It is dominated by some of the highest majestic mountains in Europe called the “Four Queens of the Alps” including Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, Cervino and Gran Paradiso.
Holiday Wine, Part 2 – More Sparkling Wines By Glen Frederiksen What with the Holiday season upon us and all, it is a little hard to stay focused on the job at hand. Work commitments, shopping, family, friends, and celebratory parties all conspire to keep the diligent wine blogger from making his appointed rounds.
Image via Wikipedia Rome became the fulcrum of Western spiritual life in the 4th century. The grandeur of church rituals is reminiscent of the glory days of Julius Caesar. Roman senators became bishops, scholars became monks and philosophers became theologians. The pope or high priest adopted the title held by the emperor, “Pontifex Maximus”.
Attend this annual German Holiday Christkindlmarket. This free event is held at the Daley Plaza in Chicago. Great fun for the whole family through December 24, 2014. Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com Related articles Columbia College Luxury Garage Sale 2011 in Chicago (vinoconvistablog.me) Vi ...
I believe you spend the first 25 years of your life trying to get away from home and the next 25 years trying to get back again. I spent a good part of my childhood up a tree. I lived in a shabby little farmhouse with a leaky roof on 10 g ...
At the end of the day it is all about the wine. And a lot of wine was about during the course of the year. I revisit the best of those wines in this post. Chronology is responsible for the ordering of the presentation. Most of these wines were tasted in a group comprised of Ron, Bev, my wife, and me or a larger group of which we were a part.
2013 Hiedler, Grüner Veltliner, Löss, Qualitätswein Trocken, Kamptal Austria. The Hiedler, a Terry Theise selection, Gruner Loess is a shinning example of vintage and terroir with bright mineral intensity, laser like precise detail and tangy crisp acidity that is a core of zesty energy and power.
For the conclusion of using our Texas Hill Country Wineries season pass, the last wine trail event was the 2014 Holiday Wine Trail. The trail would include the booklet for marking down the four full wine tastings per day like in the previous wine trail event, but the Holiday trail also included a Christmas ornament.
Murky wine, wormwood, gall - what I gotta drink to love nature and get on dancing much better by PHILIP WHITE While making prophecies is a loser's act more often than not, most contemporary pundits and pollies know little of the bitterness of the draught of contrition which should follow when they're wrong.
Rochioli is one of the true pioneers in Russian River Valley, with a winemaking history dating back to the the late 1950′s. Although best known for their world class Pinot Noir, Rochioli also produces remarkable Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Rochioli recently published a detailed map of the Estate Vineyard that is required viewing for fans of the winery.
Sebastian is my six-year old and he says some of the funniest things–we have no idea where he gets his material since his mother and I are rather boring, serious people. I was perusing my notes from the last few years, and here is another gem from this time last year: Driving back from Christmas Village with the boys this afternoon, we pull up to a light where there was a ...
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