Tasting wines, did you know that the “sense of smell may be ten thousand times more sensitive than that of taste,” via WSJ.
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How to pick out wines for your holiday dinner, via New York Times.
Next year check out the Traverse City Wine & Art festival in Michigan.
Need a new wine blog to start reading, check out Tyler Colman’s who is also known as Dr. Vino, via Dr. Vino.
I’ve recently returned from inspiring days at Pigstock, in Traverse City, Michigan, where I and my partner in Salumi, Brian Polcyn, were invited to participate in a celebration of the pig. But we also got to sample wines and spirits made from the abundant fruit that grows in this unique climate. I have, since I first imbibed the crystal elixir, bowed before eau de vie, the aptly named water of life. My first vision of it was in the 1970s when my Uncle Lars arrived at our house with a gift of Poire Williams for my father; astonishingly, there was a pear inside the bottle. I did not get to drink from this as I was 10, and my dad felt that if they could get a pear inside a bottle, it deserved to remain sealed and Read On »