Las Rocas Garnacha Accompanies Contemplation

Was it Summer? Or was it Fall?  Not even the Universe was sure on this day. One thing I felt quite sure of; It was the last shorts and flip-flops day I would see for a while. I spent some time out on my patio, soaking in the summer-like heat, watching the birds dart...

Franciscan Sauvignon Blanc and Goat Cheese Are Classic!

I inherited a strand of pearls from my dear Aunt Eleanora upon her recent passing.  I have not worn them, although I know I could wear them anytime, anywhere. Because, a single strand of pearls is classic.  Timeless.  Perfect. I thought of my strand of pearls while teaching a class on wine and cheese...

Riondo Prosecco and French 75’s in the Morning

It was my Dad who taught me to love books.  Going to the library was considered a family outing. After I left home we would call each other to say, “Hey! I just read this book!  Have you read it?” I can’t share books with my Dad anymore, but I still have at least...