Drink, Memory: 2010 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon by B.D Fischer, ThreeStrangeThings.com Wine is inextricably bound up with memory. This is partially because wine itself is memory—terroir is nothing but the circumstances of creation, like your parents’ blind date a dozen years beforeContinue readingFreemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon (2010)
Oh, Central New York. I wanted to like this $18 wine more than I can say. I spent six years in CNY, including many a fall afternoon on the shores of the Finger Lakes, throwing Frisbees in stinging needle rainContinue readingVilla Bellangelo Pinot Noir 2012
by B.D. Fischer What to drink this summer? Like most serious wine guys, I poo poo “red in winter, white summer” to the exact same extent that I poo poo “red with beef, white with fish.” Like most things, itContinue readingSummer Wines Survey: What to Drink?
by B.D. Fischer Admit it: When is the last time you had a satisfying, affordable Cabernet from, say, Chile? For me, it’s been just over three years; I happen to remember a particular bottle I purchased for $9 in Chattanooga,Continue readingA Survey of South African Shiraz