Italian wine for an American feast

Babera d'Asti d.o.c.g. Piedmont, Coppo "Camp du Rouss" 2008

Pairing wine with a Thanksgiving meal can be a difficult task due to the mish mash of dishes and culinary components. Ideally, each dish asks for a specific wine. As this is fairly unrealistic for most Thanksgiving diners, I suggest simplifying the entire process and popping bottles in stages. Start with an aperitif to liven […]

Event Recap: Colorado Wine vs. The World at Row 14

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As many of you know, last week was Colorado Wine Week and Denver hosted Drink Local Wine 2012 a national conference celebrating and educating US wines. To whet appetites for the week of festivities, Row 14 & Chef Jensen Cummings and sommelier Kendra Anderson (aka Swirl Girl Denver), hosted a Colorado Wine vs. The World blind tasting event […]

The Liquid Diet

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This Week in THE LIQUID DIET: like most of you, I was enchanted by the spell of the Holiday Season!  Which, like most of you, means that I was in the mood for booze.  There is something about this time of year that evokes a passionate drive to drink (responsibly of course).  Is it the […]

The Liquid Diet

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This Week in The Liquid Diet, it was all about the Old World!  Two wines that give you a glimpse into a simpler time where peoples’ immense passion and dedication yielded some of the best Juice your lips have experienced.   The roots of these wines run so deep I always feel like I am drinking a […]

TheLiterateLush: Wines for a glorious day…

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A rainy-day reprieve! Imagine my excitement, after waking at the crack of 9:00 to find that outdoors the sun is brightly shining. Birds chirp (as they shit) on my balcony railing, and my little plants look a touch perkier than they did under oppressively grey skies. And while the temperature has yet to catch up to […]