Articles Archive for April 2011
Books, Buy this stuff! »
I’m about halfway through Alice Feiring’s book entitled “The Battle for Wine and Love or How I Saved the World from Parkerization” and I already feel the need to write about it.
Ms. Feiring is one of the most outspoken proponents of natural wine. Unlike supporters of biodynamic and organic wine, who focus on healthy and natural vine cultivation, her position extends beyond the vineyard to shun modern techniques such as micro-oxygenation, use of non-native yeasts to accelerate the fermentation process and the addition of stablizing/preservative chemicals like sulfur.
As I read …
Clean this plate!, EU Wine, Taste this! »
About a week ago, we asked you how we should celebrate the purchase of our first home. The responses ranged from a nice bottle of champagne to a pint of sixpoint. Well, here’s what we ended up drinking:
Okay… that’s not entirely true. Yes, we did have a bottle of nice champagne. Henriot 2002 Rose to be exact. And yes, we also had some beer. Unibroue La Fin de Monde as a matter of fact.
But the real gem of the evening was this amazing bottle of riesling. We went out shopping …