The Pros of Prosecco

The Pros of Prosecco

The “pro” in Prosecco might just mean that this reasonably priced Italian charmer is one to consider if Champagne—the real stuff—is not in your budget. If you like champagne but don't appreciate the price tag, I'd like to suggest a high quality Prosecco. While true...

A Grenache with Panache

A Grenache with Panache

Among the offerings at a recent Rhone tasting in SF, I found several bottles to share with readers, and I want to start with a red that's geared to summer and that can be sipped alone or put beside food. This marvel of versatility and panache is the 2013 Seven Oxen...

Maris and Kaspars Jansons:  Two of “Rītiņš’ Boys”

Maris and Kaspars Jansons: Two of “Rītiņš’ Boys”

Amsterdam is known as "Venice of the North" because of its canals and Riga is known as "Paris of the North" because of its post-Communist culinary Renaissance.  The pioneer of this Renaissance is Mārtīņš Rītiņš, who through his show on national television brought...

Americans in Paris: Not Enough of ‘Em

Americans in Paris: Not Enough of ‘Em

The absence of tourists unsettled by the recent terrorist attacks makes this an excellent time to visit to the City of Light. ‘They must be right,’ I said. ‘The official word is that tourism’s down twenty percent, and it certainly looks it.’ I was talking to Valerie...

The Incomparable Valle de Guadalupe

The Incomparable Valle de Guadalupe

Zipping southbound along the shimmering coastline mid-morning, there is a familiar feel and look.  Not for long.  From La Misión, La Ruta del Vino (the Wine Route) twists east to a vivid contrast of vines and olive trees, the Sonoran Desert and looming mountain...

From Top to Toe in St. Lucia

From Top to Toe in St. Lucia

The best way to get a proper sense of the island, it seemed, was to work my way up the island by road and by boat. More than anywhere St. Lucia is best visited by being on the move. The thing to do is to change hotels every few days. For all its beauty and fecundity,...

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