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Perhaps it’s the buzz I’m feeling from the Garnacha flowing to my soul. But, I feel liberated. Election day is nearly over. Precincts are now closed and mainstream media networks can now race each other to announce winners based on Vegas-style ejections. No, that’s not a typo. We can now get back to our regularly scheduled programs. I can rekindle a relationship with my television and mainstream media. Don’t get me wrong. I… Read More

DI have another recommendation for you. After putting my two angels to bed, I decided to open a bottle of Tres Picos Borsao Garnacha 2009 I purchased at the end of February. I must say the glass or two on the back patio while watching the twilight hum was the perfect night cap to a spectacular day. Related previous posts … Twilight Hum Drink It: Las Rocas de San Alejandro Garnacha Calatayud… Read More

Happy hour struck about 30 minutes ago. Prompted by a long-time college friend and wine consultant, Dan Stockman, I uncorked the said bottle of Garnacha in the title to this post. It has been waiting for consumption since February. Garnacha and other wines from Spain have been at the top of my list since a visit to Sangria’s of Royal Oak.  There — in the company of two best friends and my… Read More

I love wine. Call it genetics. After all, I am 50-percent Italian; and Italians make some of the best the world has to offer. But, to me, it has that something special that makes a meal, a family party, a conversation with a dear friend, or a romantic night out. And, just like with food I do not discriminate. Sometimes I wish I did. But, like my dad, I love it all: red, white, dry,… Read More