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Liquids: A Wine Less Ordinary

A Wine Less Ordinary

The Wine List

The Wine List

Vintage New England

It’s barely 10 o’clock in the morning, and we’ve just polished off our third glass of sparkling wine. The taste is crisp and luscious, the […]

Liquids: Specialty Wineglasses

This past Christmas, practically every wine-drinking friend I know was given a gift of a set of stemless Riedel O glasses. But not me. My […]

Liquids: High-End Wines as Holiday Gifts

The holidays are the only time of year when I tend to break my self-imposed rule of never paying more than $15 for a bottle […]

Liquids: Holiday Food & Wine Pairings

Thanksgiving with my family is probably not like Thanksgiving with your family. Does your mother start the meal by clinking a glass with her fork […]

Liquids: Holiday Food & Wine Pairings

Thanksgiving with my family is probably not like Thanksgiving with your family. Does your mother start the meal by clinking a glass with her fork […]

Liquids: Wine Trends Fall 2005

This time of year, every magazine except Popular Mechanics seems to be stuffed to the gills with fall fashion advice. Including this one. So, good—now […]

Liquids: Wine Collecting for Anyone

If the mere sight of thousands of wine bottles reclining horizontally makes you weak in the knees (as it does me), you’ll probably need to […]

Liquids: Getting Good Wine Service

During dinner one night at one of Boston’s most fancy-schmancy (read: French) restaurants, the sommelier poured me a glass of expensive California chardonnay that smelled […]

Liquids: Southern Hemisphere Wines

Regardless of whether you believe in God or Darwin, you’ve got to wonder about the six-month gap that came between the formation of the Southern […]

Liquids: Wines to Buy in 2005

Celebrating the new year in wine terms is sort of retrospective: We look forward to tasting the past. Because all good wine must age for […]

Liquids: Portuguese Wines

What I’m about to say may shock or upset you. But many of you often write to ask me what the “next big thing” is, […]

Liquids: Greek Wines

Her name was Vasilia, but my hormone-crazed high school buddies and I called her “Darling Viki,” a reference to Prince’s smutty Purple Rain–era ballad “Darling […]

Liquids: Wedding Wines

It’s wedding season, and I’m on a mission. No, not to find a bride (one is enough, thank you), but to challenge every couple I […]