This article first appeared on ChefJohnBesh.com. There are tons of things I didn’t know about British people before I married one. For starters, they are incredibly funny. Not just the odd one here or there, but all of them. As a breed. Just funny. They also invented the stiff upper lip. And whatever the opposite […]
Wine is an overwhelming topic. Even a simple post like, say, The Best Books for Learning About Wine, may start out straightforward but very quickly can turn mind-bogglingly complex. Here is how it happened this week: One Christmas a friend’s awesome husband emailed and asked me what I would recommend as a gift for his wife who wanted to […]
The wine industry, in general, is confusing. I’m all, “White Burgundy? Always Chardonnay – except that it isn’t because Sauvignon de St Bris is in Burgundy and is Sauvignon Blanc.” And you’re all, “What in the world are you talking about? White Burgundy? Is that from California? Chardonnay – is that red? Sauvignon what? Waiter […]
It’s hot. That’s not news. You are sweating right now on the subway, waiting for a bus or in a taxi. Or you are freezing in your office because you are dressed for the weather but your office air conditioner is barely hovering over double digits. But do you know what is coming?