July 4th wine strategies

This year we are blessed with a long Fourth of July weekend. Beer may be principal beverage, but with three days to party, wine surely can be part of the fete. Continue reading “July 4th wine strategies”

Thanksgiving wine-food pairing 1

The great American harvest feast of Thanksgiving happens in eight days. Food—of all sorts—is a centerpiece. Family and friends bonding around a table groaning with food is the most important dish. Continue reading “Thanksgiving wine-food pairing 1”

Labor Day

Labor Day: bittersweet homage to transition, end-of-summer obeisance to the passage of time, and recognition that to everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven. Continue reading “Labor Day”

July 4th

July 4th falls on Thursday, dicey day for a holiday. Some will enjoy flag waving four-day weekend, while others must soldier up, salute job responsibilities, take the fifth on Friday. Continue reading “July 4th”