This red blend from Hermann, Missouri has become a house wine for us. It costs about $12 a bottle, and shows great fruit and vanilla, and has a rich mouth-feel. This red wine pairs really well with cheese and meat.
Sitting on my desk is a tumbler of bourbon. Its deep amber color shines out through the dewy glass. Tom’s Foolery is its whimsical name. It is 90 proof (45% alcohol by volume), and tastes of corn, apple, vanilla and
Aaaaaahhhhhh—Derby Day. Yes the Juleps are being poured. But for those who want something else, here is an option. Stone Hill Winery of Missouri makes a nice sparkling wine for $14 a bottle. We like to pop a blackberry or
When one thinks of American wine, often the first association is “California.” While this kneejerk response is understandable, it needs getting beyond. For one, wine was made in other states before it was made in California. This was a consequence
In late October, we managed to get Todd Kliman on the phone. Kliman is the Food and Wine Editor of The Washingtonian magazine, and the winner of a James Beard Award. He is a busy man, and we were lucky