Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Blissful World of Belgian Chocolate

Every so often, we like to take a break from wine (okay, not really all that often!) and focus on other aspects of the good life—particularly aspects that have some sort of connection to wine. Case in point: fine chocolates. (And what better day t…

Posted in Vinesse Style

What About Anderson Valley?

Trip Advisor has unveiled its list of “The Top 10 Wine Destinations in the United States” for 2012, and it’s packed with appellations both familiar and obscure. “Familiar” rules the top of the list, with California’s Sonoma County and Napa Valley …

Posted in Wine Buzz

Burgundy: Breaking Down the Learning Process

While working on a recent issue of The Grapevine—the official newsletter for members of the wine clubs of Vinesse—I received an email from a member of The World of Wine Club. “My wife and I just returned from a tour of Burgundy, and we tasted some…

Posted in Wine FAQ

A Course for Cool Autumn Nights

Each May, I spend a weekend with friends at the South Cliff Inn bed-and-breakfast in St. Joseph, Mich. It’s our home base for an annual jazz concert called Smooth Jazz at Sunset at nearby Silver Beach, a whole lot of wine drinking and a whole lo…

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes
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