2016 2 Lads Pinot Noir Cuvée Beatrice

The 2 Lads winery itself is a destination in the countryside not too far from Traverse City, Michigan. It is built in a super modern style, sited on a bluff with a great view that includes sections…


2016 Mari Vineyards Grüner Veltliner

By Becky Sue Epstein Northern Michigan is starting to look like any other orchard-turned-wine-country around the world, with Old World-style wineries as well as modern buildings dotting the landsca…

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Ridge Paso Robles Zinfandel

This well-priced single-vineyard Zinfandel just begs for local lamb chops and good company.


Konteki ?tears Of Dawn? Sake

The sweet flavors will provide a soothing counter-point to blackened grouper. Highly Recommended. 90 points.


Tōzai ?living Jewel? Sake

A complex sake with a multilayered palate. Drink with crab cakes. Recommended. 89 points.


The Royal Wedding: What Better Time For An Update On English Sparkling Wine?

Sparkling wine has continued to out-effervesce just about any other sparkling wine in the short two years since our last English Sparkling Wine report (below). Everything we said before is true, on…


Dos Almas Famiglia Zonin Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc

Tropical fruits give way to citrus and herbal in this fish-friendly white.


Blackadder ?a Drop Of The Irish? Single Malt Irish Whiskey

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2017 Coste A Preola Grillo Biologico Sicilia Igt

With vineyards located inside a World Wildlife Preserve in Sicily, Gorghi Tondi’s owners are focused on sustainable and organic agriculture. Even the ?cork? is 100% recyclable: Nomacorc…


Tōzai ?snow Maiden? Sake

The flow from sweet to sharp is fascinating. It pairs well with anything made with wasabi, or more likely, horseradish.

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