Thanksgiving happens tomorrow. It has been celebrated since Abraham Lincoln established it in 1863, has been on the fourth Thursday of November since 1941, so it should not come as a surprise. Continue reading “Thanksgiving”
The first of the great fall harvest celebrations—All Hallows Eve, Halloween—is problematic for a wine column. Continue reading “Halloween 2017”
Selecting wine for your July Fourth celebration can be a challenge. Continue reading “July Fourth”
Summer began last night—time for crisp whites and dry rosés. Continue reading “Summer wine”
Wine for Father’s Day is fraught with peril. According to Gallup, daddy prefers beer. Mommy, on the other hand, is a wino. Continue reading “Father’s Day”
Note to male readers: Valentine’s Day happens next Tuesday. You are expected to do something romantic—so is she for that matter, but the consequence of a man ignoring the day is more dire than it is for people of the feminine persuasion. Continue reading “Valentine wine”
Tragically, up to 25 percent of sparkling wine consumed each year in America is consumed in arc between Christmastime and New Year’s Day.
Continue reading “New Years”
While turkey is common at Christmas, gobblers do not have the roost they enjoy at Thanksgiving.
Continue reading “Christmas”
Second week of pairing how you cook turkey with wine. Continue reading “Thanksgiving”
Thanksgiving is the biggest wine day and biggest turkey gobbling day of the year. Continue reading “Thanksgiving”