The luck of the Irish and the knowledge of a Certified Sommelier could be a good combination! Yes, I know that most people who are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day will be eating Corned Beef and Cabbage and drinking Stout Beer and Irish Whiskey and Irish Car Bombs etc but it is very possible for […]
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I wait for this delicacy every year. My calendar here in South Florida is not marked off for Chanukah or Christmas or My Birthday….Just October 15th and again on May 15th. Today is the start of STONE CRAB CLAW SEASON. I already picked some up in the local store today. It’s a tradition to […]
Read More ‘Tis The Season. It’s Oct. 15th!!!
Sure the Golden Rule is drink and eat whatever YOU personally like. I wanted to just review some Classic Wine Food Pairings that you can’t miss with. Yes, you can drink whatever wine you want with whatever food you want. With that said, there are some Wine and Food matches that just are “Classic” together. […]
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I am so pleased to be back working for ABC Fine Wines And Spirits. I would be a very wealthy man if I received a dollar for every time a guest in a restaurant or at ABC has said to me either “Can I Take You With Me When I Shop For Wine”? or ” […]
Read More Wish I Had A Sommelier With Me All The Time!! NOW YOU CAN!!
Sad to say but Americans need to get out of their stubborn state of being creatures of habits and step out of the box. I reside in South Florida and I can’t think of one better wine to drink in this Jungle Weather we have here for 5-6 months than ROSES. I also can’t think […]
Read More ROSE is not a 4 Letter Dirty Word And THEY ARE NOT SWEET WHITE ZINFANDEL!!
I am on a two week stay-cation from my Job of Selling Wine. I learned a valuable lesson that I wanted to share. First, save up frequent flyer mileage so you won’t be stuck staying home for two weeks and spend your days posting on facebook and watching the Food Network. Related to Wine: Wine […]
Read More SHARING Wine With Friends Makes it Taste So Much Better!
Sure, the vintage and the winemaker and the producer contribute to a wine’s taste. The most important factors that contribute to your enjoyment of a wine have nothing to do with any of that. The company you were with, the occasion, the surroundings, the mood you were in and the food you were eating all […]
Read More The Most Important Factors That Make Wine Taste Better!