I am a major — MAJOR — movie nerd and lover of all things Wes Anderson. When I read that he had designed a cafe at the Prada museum in Milan, it was a no-brainer that I had to book a plane ticket and jet off to Italy. Mere months after I first learned of Bar Luce, my butt was on a plane across the pond!
Cork has always been the preferred closure of choice when it comes to wine, but lately we’ve seen an uptick in alternative methods, from the screwcap to synthetic corks to even plastic stoppers.
The NBA is increasingly sponsoring team-sanctioned wine country getaways to high-end wineries in the Napa Valley.
For those interested in wines grown in volcanic soils, the book Volcanic Wines-Salt, Grit and Power written by MS John Szabo unpacks in detail volcanic wine making regions all over the globe.
Every once in a while I love a plate of spicy noodles loaded up with vegetables and fresh herbs. When thinking about what to pair with it, the white wines of Austria felt like a go-to.
Review: Du Vin in West Hollywood, CA