Friday I joined the Flying Winemaker for their monthly Top 12. This month's theme was Women in Wine which I felt was a wonderful nod to the minority of women who are out there making wine. Eddie, the Flying Winemaker himself, was on hand to field questions and explain why these 10 wines from women … Continue reading Is It Summer Yet?
In a concerted effort to restore my liver, and more honestly, to lower my tolerance, I tried to take last week off drinking. I say tried because I obviously failed. But let me tell you why. So it's not that my tolerance is so great that I can smash 4 bottles of wine and not … Continue reading Re-calibration.
Last week saw Swiss wine. Wednesday we welcomed Swiss 2 winemakers and 2 local Swiss wine importers for a really incredible and interesting tasting. Each producer had at least one Chasselas, which after tasting quite a few of them, surprises me that it's not a more popular grape elsewhere. These wines were all super easy … Continue reading Swiss Art Park
Right on the heels of Burgers & Bordeaux we launched our first cultural event at Ginsberg+Chan. Assaad Razzouk, Kavita Faiella, & Freddy Balfour led a talk and tasting about life, art, and wine of the Middle East. Assaad spoke of the artist's he represents in his Middle Eastern gallery in Singapore, Sana, and Kavita follow … Continue reading Add a Dash of Culture
Only a couple of weeks in and I've already fallen horribly behind on keeping this blog timely. That's all about to change, my friends. March 4th we had our first BIG event of the year at Ginsberg+Chan; Burgers & Bordeaux: An Insider's Look at Pomerol with Neal Martin. Neal is currently in line to be the … Continue reading Champagne, Burgers, & Bordeaux
The following day Tersina Sheih put on the first Wine Music Jam at Orange Peel, a secret music bar that no one has ever heard of but definitely should. It's in the middle of LKF, but up, and had a big stage for live music. Live music! Tersina invited some wine companies in to sell … Continue reading Wine Jam
Is anyone else a little bit in denial about that fact that we're already well into the final month of Q1? I can already hear 2016 calling. Now that I have totally gotten ahead of myself, let's go back. Friday, way back in February, saw the latest Women in Wine luncheon, this time held at … Continue reading Q1 Continues